Schneider Electric Go Green in the City 2018 Global Student Competition (Funded to Grand Finale in USA)

Submission Deadline: 12 PM (noon) GMT, June 1, 2018.

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition: In just 35 years, almost 70% of the world’s population will live in urban centers. Cities are our future – why not integrate them with innovative urban policies and truly intelligent systems?

Solve one of the four real-life case challenges within energy management or submit an original idea for efficient energy management in a city environment.

Together with a partner, present your proposal through text or an infographic. Make it to the finals in the USA and stand to win the grand prize of a lifetime!

  • No Boundaries
  • Sustainability & Inclusivity
  • Digital Economy
  • Smart Manufacturing  & Supply Chain
  • Cyber Security

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Business and engineering students pursuing their bachelor’s (at least 2nd year), master’s or MBA degree.
  • Only open to two-member teams with at least one female member.
  • Only open to two-member teams with at least one female member.
  • Teams from all over the world are welcome to compete.
  • English competency is generally required, both verbal and written.
  • No exceptions can be made regarding the terms of the eligibility requirements.

Benefits:

Build a career with Schneider Electric and win the international trip*!

Members of the winning team will receive an opportunity to work with Schneider Electric as well as to visit Schneider Electric offices worldwide.

  • Fly to USA for the grand finale
    • Professional mentorship by Schneider experts
    • Early Career Engagement and Coaching
      • Go Green Champs Award
      • Women in Business Award
      • Social Star Award
      * Cash prizes and mentorship sessions to be won.
  • One winning team will win a job opportunity at Schneider Electric as well as a fully sponsored VIP trip around the world where they will get to visit Schneider Electric offices. The winning team can choose Schneider Electric offices in two countries to travel to. The specifics of the offered position will match the requirements of Schneider Electric.

Submission:

  • There will be two rounds of screening. In the first round Schneider Electric will select semi-finalists based on the quality of their initial case submissions and eligibility compliance.
  • These students will be coached by assigned Schneider Electric mentors to polish theirideas before competing in the semi-finals round.
  • From the semi-finalist teams Schneider Electric will select the top 10 finalist teams who will be given the chance to present their ideas live at the final event in USA in October 2018.

Timeline:

SUBMISSION
Deadline 1 June 2018
SEMI-FINALISTS
ANNOUNCEMENT

Based on the regional timelines

FINALISTS
ANNOUNCEMENT

3 September 2018

FINALS IN USA

Fall 2018

Result Announcement:
  • Semi-finalists will be announced based on the regional timelines
  • September 3, 2018 – 10 finalist teams announced
  • October 2018 – Grand finale in USA, during which the winning team will be selected
Submission
  1. Sign up for the competition by entering your name and email.
  2. Fill out your Profile page.
  3. Form your team on the Team page
  4. Submit a great idea.
  5. Finalize the competition submission by the application deadline.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Go Green in the City 2018 Global Student Competition

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