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🎉 Last year's event had students from over 30 high schools
Register for the event, an excuse to meet really cool people and learn new skills. All skill levels welcome
Get a crash course of materials before the event that will show you how to make websites and apps - 100% applicable
Tune in on the day, meet super cool people from different schools, have fun, and build a cool project
“Minnesota currently ranks last
among the 50 states for having the lowest percentage (24%) of high schools offering a foundational computer science course." - source
Northland Hackathon is for high school students in Minnesota who want to learn how to make their own apps, websites, or learn more about tech -- all welcome. You can be interested in how to code, wanting to design websites or apps, or just looking to learn more about what working at snap, meta, tiktok, microsoft looks like.
It's not uncommon for an entry level engineer to make ~$150,000, with that number increasing. Here is a great website for pay ranges: https://levels.fyi
A chance to learn more about building things on the internet, writing code, and exploring careers in tech. Northland Hackathon will take place throughout the day, bringing together mentors and students around the state in a fully remote capacity.
Northland Hackathon is remote-based event as Minnesota is a big state!
Through both Californian and Minnesotan sponsors, Northland Hackathon is free for participants. If you want to sponsor or donate to the hackathon, email us [team [@] northlandhackathon.com] or you can donate here
Who knows ;) But check the merch store for a flavor!
10 am- 11 am Opening
11 am - 1 pm Team Time
1 pm – 1:20 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 4 pm Team Time
4 pm – 5 pm Presentations
We're doing our best to accommodate all applications but there will likely be a cap of how many students we can take. As a result, write a solid application and apply early.
Basically to play around with ideas and make something new. Think legos or Kinex <3 We miss our Kinex ;(
Bringing the digital economy to MN 🌲💻 🔥
Luke built the biggest social network for TikTok celebrities--Swipehouse--which he sold in 2021. Swipehouse had 1.5 billion followers on across creators, got 300+ companies on TikTok in under a year, and was one of the first 5 companies to receive the TikTok API in the US. He was YC W18, raised over 1m, and studied at Harvard. He is from Cloquet, MN, and learned to code in college.
Carter works as a liaison between the public sector and private industry on physical broadband infrastructure planning, GIS app development, data analysis, project management, and development of social programming efforts for those most threatened by the digital divide in rural Otter Tail County. He studied at Gustavus and built his first website in 2017.
Agalia works at Microsoft as an Account Manager. Originally from Jakarta, Indonesia, Agalia co-founded BecomeMore Indonesia: a youth empowerment organization that supports the self-development journey of over 3K+ students from over 1K schools between the age of 11-19 years old. She studied Mathematics & Economics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Cade works in tech consulting, building apps for startups in everything from blockchain metaverses and sports betting to zoning code visualization. At Hypotenuse Labs, he’s enjoyed digital nomading through much of the world while working alongside top engineers. Originally from Duluth, MN, he studied at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.