Earn a badge on Open P-TECH and then have fun while learning tech with “Squads After School”
Learning tech is cool. But experimenting with the hottest tech alongside friends? That's game-changing. Want to develop your own 3D game in Unity? Make mods for Minecraft? Start a YouTube channel?
IBM is offering over 200 seats to “Squads After School.” Follow the steps below for a chance to have a free spot at Squads After School!
Enroll in the competition
If you’re 13 to 17 years old and a resident of the US or Canada, click on the sign-up link below (so that we know you are interested and can contact you).
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Earn a badge
Earn any one of Open P-TECH’s digital badges. (Cool--you now have something to put on your first resume!)Start learning
How it works
Earn your badge by November 5th (2020, midnight US Eastern Time to be precise). We’ll let you know on Nov 6 if you’ve earned a seat to a Squad After School.
Be available for the “Squads After School” experience which will run from Nov 16 through Dec 18. Your Squad will meet once a week for 90 minutes starting at either 4 or 7pm US Eastern Time. (There’s a vacation break the week of Nov. 23rd)
Have access to a computer and the Internet (at home, at a library, at a friend’s house) to participate with your Squad. (Depending on which Squad you are interested in, you might need something a bit more powerful than a Chromebook)
IBM will award seats on a first-come / first-served basis. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. IBM also reserves the right to tweak the rules if there’s some sort of problem (like a global pandemic or whatever).