Join the O2 Campus Party & win 12 month paid innovation internship at The Lab

O2 is running an innovative hiring process this summer for fresh tech talent.

For the winner: A 12 month paid internship with O2’s flagship innovation team – The Lab.

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Win a year paid internship with O2’s The Lab

The Lab is an innovation team powered by O2, set up in 2011 to rapidly test new ideas and concepts in a completely open environment.

Projects have ranged from combining giant iPhones with Kinect sensors to rapid app development to real-time Eurovision polling analysis.

Innovators are invited to create something – hardware or software – that subverts the original purpose of a device by making it do something it’s not supposed to do.

Think combining a Raspberry Pi with a microwave or using a phone camera to measure heart rate.

Once created, entrants blog or record a video (deadline Sept 6th) about the hack and come prepared to demo it to The Lab at Campus Party 2013, the world’s largest tech festival coming to the O2 Arena 2-6 September.

The winner gets a 12 month paid internship at The Lab, and 10 runners-up will win free tickets and travel to Campus Party 2014.

More details on the full announcement over at The Lab’s blog here

Hope to see great things from this.

The Campus Party at the O2 Arena line up looks like this:

Day & timings Speaker Highlights
Monday 2nd(8.30 PM onwards) Opening Ceremony:

  • Neelie Kroes  European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda
  • Beardyman – live performance of  “Sounds of the 21st Century”

 

Tuesday 3rd 

 

  • Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland  MIT Director Human Dynamics and one of the world’s most powerful data scientists

 

Wednesday 4th 
  • Vinton Gray “Vint” Cerf  ‘Founding father’ of the internet
  • David Rowan – Editor of WIRED UK

 

Thursday 5th 
  • Jon ‘maddog’ Hall – founder of the Linux Operating System
  • Adriana Gasquoin – founder and CEO of non-profit Girls in Tech

 

Friday 6th 
  • Nolan Bushnell – founder of Atari Inc. and the father of the modern video game industry

 

 

 

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