A 24-hour, think-tank style competition created to develop solutions to industry challenges, SPARK brings Ramboll together with our clients to provide university students the chance to solve real-world challenges working alongside industry representatives.
What is SPARK?
How does SPARK work and why should I participate?
How SPARK works
Prior to the Competition
- Register with your university
Competition Day 1
- Welcome and networking
- Receive team assignments, complete icebreaker
- Review assigned problem statement
- Begin team collaboration!
Competition Day 2
- Continue team collaboration, create a presentation
- Review and practice your presentation, upload it by the deadline
- Pitch your idea to the Judging Panel
- Winners and cash awards presented
Industry Partners & Subject Matter Experts
Our Industry Partners are key collaborators from our valued network of clients and partners. They provide insights on problem statements and collaborate with SPARK competitors to brainstorm and problem solve throughout each competition.
Subject Matter Experts
Our Subject Matter Experts (or SMEs) are individuals with deep understanding of a particular topic. They leverage their unique expertise to solve specific problems and help meet challenges.
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Meet and network with leading experts in various industries, collaborate with peers from various universities and build a strong network of support for your academic and professional aspirations.
We are committed to hiring students through our SPARK competition. Participants are encouraged to provide resumes in advance of the competition for hiring mangers review.
Participating in a high-level competition like SPARK, which applies technical and academic learning to real-world problem statements, demonstrates an enhanced experience that employers are looking for.
Grand prizes are offered to the top three teams.
SPARK is a fun and collaborative environment that helps build relationships, enhances your learning experience and offers great opportunity to explore innovation!