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International Girls in ICT Day 2016 events

​President of UKE​

Warsaw, Poland, 2016, May 10​

Contest for traineeships in ICT

4th edition of the "Contest for traineeship in ICT" for female students was launched on 15 March and lasted until 10 May 2016. The contest is the main initiative within the social campaign of the President of UKE titled "Girls in New Technologies". This year's edition was held under honorary patronage of the First Lady of Poland, Mrs Agata Kornhauser-Duda.

The contest is addressed to female students of sciences and IT, who are at least second year students of first-degree/uniform master's studies, or second-degree students. The girls who propose the best solutions to a specific task prepared by one of the eight partner companies are awarded with a 3-month, paid traineeship. This year, the contest tasks have been prepared by: CISCO Poland, SAS Institute, Sygnity, Motorola Solutions Systems Polska, Microsoft Polska, Telewizja Polska, Huawei Polska and Ericpol.

In the 2016's edition of the contest applications were submitted by 50 female students.