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Yahoo! Intern Open Hack

Yahoo! University Relations

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Yahoo! Intern Open Hack

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Intern Hack Welcome Event & Hackathon Ended Free  

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Yahoo! Intern Open Hack is Here!

Yahoo! University Recruiting is very excited to announce the first annual Intern Open Hack!

We hereby issue a call to action for Intern developers and designers from all across the valley to come to Yahoo! and participate in this most awesome of events!

Yahoo! will provide you with everything you need to have fun, be creative and productive, and impress your peers with what you can do with a computer and the wealth of technologies and data available on the Web.

We will be fueling your creativity with a variety of Yahoo! technologies and APIs, including YUI, YQL, Flickr, Updates, Answers, and more. We will introduce you to lots of wonderful data sets that are ripe for mashup and visualization. We will keep you fed, watered and entertained for the duration of the event. All you need to bring is your creativity, your laptop, and your toothbrush.

 

What is Open Hack?

Firstly, what is hacking? For all you newbies, here is a great introduction on Hacking-
Hacking 101 by Chris Heilmann or check out Ricky Montalvo's Hackumentary.

Our FREE event begins with an introductory session on July 11th, featuring a series of hack-related presentations from some of the Web’s most respected developers. Hack Day begins for real on July 13th at 4:30 PM.  At that time we’ll dive into 24 hours of hacking, using a great collection of web tools, services and APIs from the Yahoo! Developer Network, and other APIs and data from around the Web. The event will end the  following day with the hack demos.  This is your chance to show off the fruits of your labors for the judges and your fellow participants.  Up for grabs are some great prizes, plus bragging rights until the end of eternity--or the next Hack Day, whichever comes first.

If you think you have what it takes, then please register here before July 4, 2012. Due to the limited size of the venue, we will be reviewing applications for attendance and giving preference to those we believe will best be able to contribute to the design or development of a hack at the event.

You can hack individually or as a team of up to 4 people.

We interrupt this invite, with a word from our lawyers… Teams may only consist of all Yahoo! interns or all non- Yahoo! interns.

What do you need to know?


If you’re selected to participate, you’ll receive a confirmation email in early July with everything you need to know. 


When?


July 11th, 6:00pm- Intern Hack welcome event, tech talk, demos & networking with other interns who still might need a team

July 13th, 4:30pm- 24 hour Intern Hackathon


Other Info

You can hack individually or in teams (max of 4 interns on a team).
RSVP here  before July 4th

You know you want to. Due to the limited size of the venue, we will be reviewing applications for attendance and giving preference to those we believe will best be able to contribute to the design and development of a hack at the event. We will send “Open Hack Day Confirmed” emails in early July to all lucky hackers.

If you have any questions, please email
sethr@yahoo-inc.com  with "Open Intern Hack" in the subject line.

Thanks and see you in July!

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Yahoo! Intern Open Hack? Contact Yahoo! University Relations

When & Where


Yahoo! Sunnyvale Campus
701 1st Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)


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