FIND YOUR GENIUS!

Find Your Genius Industry Challenge provides young people with an opportunity to solve real-world business problems and engage in career discovery and personal growth.  Student teams invest 2-3 hours over a 7 day period competing in 7-day virtual internships that combine the powerful gamification and team play aspects of popular platforms like Fortnite and the innovation of TV series like Shark Tank.  Through these challenges young people are able to vet regional career and post-secondary educational opportunities aligned with their personal goals and aspirations. this challenge series is sponsored by symphony workforce at no cost to schools or students.

Find Your Genius serves as a fun, fast-paced way for students to discover their strengths, build confidence, and differentiate themselves with potential employers or in the college admission process.  Gain access to influential, innovative business and political leaders and take your shot at a share of $3,000 in prize money – Find Your Genius!

 

WHO CAN COMPETE:

High school and college students form four-person teams and invest 2-3 hours over a 7-day period competing with their peers

for a shot at prize money and access to industry innovators and influencers.

WHERE :

ALL INDUSTRY CHALLENGES ARE COMPLETED ONLINE VIA the FINDING GENIUS PLATFORM. CONNECT AND COMPETE FROM ANYWHERE, ANYTIME OF DAY.

HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT TAKE:

SIGN UP IN SECONDS, GET YOUR TEAM AND ADVISERS ONLINE IN MINUTES, AND PLAN TO INVEST a couple HOURS PER TEAMMATE OVER THE COURSE OF THE seven-DAY CHALLENGE. each challenge is designed to be a short, fun way to rapidly iterate a viable solution to a real-world problem.

WHAT YOU CAN WIN:

Six teams will split a $3,000 prize Bucket!

WHY SHOULD I?

This is your chance to Vet Companies, careers, and whether post-secondary education is right for you. participating in business challenges

looks great on your resume or college application and is a great way to showcase your talents.




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Three Types of Challenges:

See the short descriptions of each challenge below and then pick your challenge when you register! Each challenge

is accompanied by a series of 6-8 questions to guide you through the process and

a genius guide is always available if you get stumped.


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 “De-Re” CONSTRUCT

Take something (i.e. the toaster, a computer, your mom's car) apart and reassemble it.

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INVENT

Create a product that solves a problem other kids your age have. This is your chance to be an entrepreneur!

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DESIGN/BUILD

You have a $2 million budget: design, build or renovate, market, and furnish (including tech) an innovation incubator space for high school and college- age people in your town.


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GAMIFIED & GIGIFIED

The app makes it easy to slay your challenge!

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You’ve got grit!

Now is the time to showcase your ideas,

collaborate with your team and mentors,

and win your share of $3,000!

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