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  • IBM competition Master the Mainframe

    It's back! The largest student mainframe competition in the world has returned for its 16th year in a row. This unique, virtual contest is open globally to all students 13 years and above who are interested in gaining skills in a real-world, enterprise computing environment. Through the program, you can win amazing prizes, while developing critical skills that are in hot demand by the world’s largest and most respected companies. There is no experience required. It can help you land a career in a Fortune 500 company, and just requires a desire to expand your skillset!

    Level 1 is accessible to any student, regardless of your prior experience. You will follow instructions and screen shots to learn about these enterprise systems and actually log on to a real mainframe. Plus, for every student taking the 1 hour to complete Level 1, Master the Mainframe will donate to #ShareTheMeal, feeding 2 children for a day! Not only is #ShareTheMeal the world's first app against world hunger, it is also an initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger