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The 4th Annual RJI Student Competition builds upon its past success and takes it up another several notches this year by targeting Android, Google’s mobile operating system. Android development offers you the opportunity to add yet another skill set into your career toolbox. This year we have three technology partners to enable student teams to dream BIG: Adobe, Google and Sprint. We are thrilled to announce that our media partner this year will again be Hearst Innovation, the company’s internal unit charged with fostering innovation across broadcast, newspaper, magazine and digital brands. We anticipate a larger focus on strategic communication this year.

Two events to mark on your calendars:

Competition Information and Team Building Speed Dating Event
Tuesday, November 30 6:00 p.m.
Fred W. Smith Forum, RJI room 200

Curious about if the competition is something you’d like to try? Wanting to compete in this year’s competition but you are still looking for team members? This is the event for you.

Presentation of this year’s challenges by Hearst Innovation
Wednesday, December 8 6:00 p.m.
Location: Room 200, Reynolds Journlism Institute

(You will be required to sign an NDA to attend)
This event will unveil the challenges offered up by Hearst employees for this year’s competition. These proposed project areas represent the collective innovation thoughts and ideas from one of the world’s leading media companies. This event is an unmatched opportunity to get an inside peak at where the industry is prospectively headed.

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