Finally, summer has come along with a wave of opportunities. If you’d like to make the most of this sunny season, keep reading.

Take advantage of the events happening in the upcoming months, and boost your skills while everyone else is chilling at the beach.

For you, we selected 10 best opportunities to apply for this month, that will enrich your career.

10 hottest opportunities to apply for this summer 2019

10.  Call for Code Challenge

Deadline: July 29, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: All developers, designers, and entrepreneurs who are over the age of 18 or the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is greater. Employees of IBM and DCC are not eligible to participate.

Over 100,000 developers from 156 nations competed in the Call for Code 2018 Challenge and built over 2,500 applications to reduce the impact of natural disasters through technology.

This year’s Challenge also introduces an emphasis on individual health and community well-being. This includes solutions that can reduce the risk of disease, improve access to data and the availability of resources, and address the mental health needs of those impacted before, during, and after disasters.

9. Global Youth Video Competition

Deadline: July 28, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: To participate in the competition, it is necessary to be between 18 and 30 years old and submit a maximum 3-minute video on one of the 3 categories

Young people from around the world are encouraged to showcase their actions to combat climate change by submitting a video to the fifth edition of the Global Youth Video Competition.

In 2019, the Video Competition is jointly organized to broaden the scope of entries and mobilize the global youth along the lines of the Global Climate Action Summit called in September by the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres.

8. Wisepunk Startup Conference

Date: July 12, 2019 | Register here
Price: EUR 129,-
Location: Barcelona, Spain

Wisepunk is a one-day conference for ambitious founders, creatives and those pursuing their dreams.

Come and learn from some of the boldest yet sweet entrepreneurs around as they share the inside story behind their success. Live interviews. DJ’s. Drinks. And networking. In a fabulous venue that is not boring.

7. Bot Games Virtual Challenge

Deadline: July 21, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: This challenge is open to candidates from all over the world

Bot Games gathers developers, project managers, business process enthusiasts, and bot aficionados from around the world to put their skills to the test and compete in world-class bot building competitions.

Either you want to showcase your bot masterpiece, connect with the world’s leading RPA professionals, or win amazing prizes, participate in Automation Anywhere’s Bot Games and take part in the Bot Revolution.

6.  *ship Startup Festival 

Pitch Application Deadline: July 15, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Dates: August 1-2, 2019 | Request invitation here
Location: Kotka, Finland

*ship Startup Festival supports the next generation of entrepreneurs! It is a startup event that consists of a mentor program and the Pitch Captain pitching competition.

Annually *ship brings together 50 startup teams to compete for the 5000€ main prize!

Welcoming all pre/early-stage startups, aspiring entrepreneurs and global change-makers with groundbreaking business ideas!

5. Galileo Masters 

Deadline: July 31, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: GNSS-related business idea; Development status of your idea: you have not yet started to implement your idea

Every innovation and new business begins with an idea. The new Galileo Masters 2019 class “Idea of the Year” aims to encourage innovative solutions for the use of GNSS in any application field and help turn ideas into reality.

4. Entrepreneur First Accelerator

Deadline: August 18, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Date: September 30, 2019
Eligibility: Entrepreneur First is a Talent Investor which means they invest in you before you have a co-founder or incorporated company.
Location: Paris, France

Entrepreneur First is the world’s leading talent investor. It invests time and money in the world’s most talented and ambitious individuals, helping them to find a co-founder, develop an idea, and start a company. So far, it has helped 1,000+ people create 200+ companies, worth a combined $1.5bn.

Entrepreneur First is the best place in the world to find your co-founder and build a technology startup from scratch. It is a highly charged environment designed to bring people together and help them realize their potential. EF pioneered this model, and over the past seven years, it has built more startups this way than anyone else.

3. Reshape Competition 

Deadline: August 20, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: Innovators from all around the world

Reshape is a platform promoting research, design and production of digital ideas, exploring implications and applications of technology in our society.

Representing an international community of designers, makers and customers inspired by innovation, Reshape intends to establish a new worldwide network of ideas and creativity able to shift the production paradigm.

2. Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 

Deadline: August 14, 2019 | Apply here
Eligibility: Women-run for-profit businesses in early-stage of development and growth

Founded in 2006 by Cartier and INSEAD Business School, the programme is open to women-run, for-profit businesses in any country and sector working to create a strong social impact.

The 21 finalists, representing the top 3 businesses from each of the 7 regions (Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, East Asia, South Asia & Oceania), will receive:

  • One-to-one personalized business and financial coaching prior to the Awards Week.
  • A series of business coaching workshops and networking sessions during the Awards Week.
  • Media visibility for the finalists and their businesses in the months leading up to the Awards Week and interview opportunities with the local & international press during the Awards Week.

1. EBS Symposium 2019

The EBS Symposium is one of Europe’s largest and most prestigious student-run business conferences. With a history of 29 years, the EBS Symposium offers speeches, workshops, recruiting opportunities, an innovation fair and a legendary afterparty.

This year, the Symposium will host 40 top-class speakers, managers who want to share their vision, knowledge and motivation with you.

You are the missing piece required to make the EBS Symposium more than just an annual economic forum.

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