Digital Student Immersion Experience
LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a technology and data analytics company, has brought together a team of technology focused non-profits – 48in48 and TAG Education Collaborative – to offer a unique opportunity for students in the Atlanta metro area: help develop your technology skills and build your portfolio, while you make a significant impact on the local community.
48in48 is a nonprofit organization that works with volunteers to create 48 websites for 48 nonprofit organizations in 48 hours. This year, TAG-Ed is joining forces and invite you to participate in our Digital Immersion Program, October 6- 8 at Peachtree Center. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside professional teams of developers & designers during the weekend, while developing their technical skills and receiving mentor-ship.
We are looking for motivated high school students to join 48in48 development teams. Once you have completed the application, we will select and notify program participants. Good luck and we hope to work with you this coming October!
To access the application: Click here.
Do I need to have previous coding skills?
You do not need to have ANY prior experience in coding or web development. All you need to do is come with excitement, desire to do something good, and an interest to learn!
Will the event be overnight?
Some teams may choose to work through Friday and Saturday nights, although remaining on site is not required. In fact, students under the age of 18 will only be able to stay overnight if a parent joins them. Food and drinks are provided.
What time does the event start?
The event begins at 6 p.m on Friday evening, and concludes at 6 p.m on Sunday evening.
Is there an age limit?
No. High school and college students are welcome!
Will I need to bring my laptop?
Yes. Students should bring their own laptop to participate.
Will I get community service hours for participating?
YES! You will receive community service hours for your participation.