Deadline Friday, 7/12: Citadel and Citadel Securities Summer Invitational Datathon

There is still time to apply for the Citadel and Citadel Securities Summer Invitational Datathon on Saturday, July 27th!

The Data Open brings together the best minds in mathematics, engineering, and technology to collaborate and compete using the world’s most important data sets. Working with your teammates – you will find patterns no one has seen, you will invent applications no one has imagined, and you will have the chance to win not only $25,000 in cash prizes, but recognition by peers as a leader in your field.

Application Details

  1. Click HERE to apply
    • If accepted to the competition, Citadel and Citadel Securities will offer travel assistance to students that are not currently located in the San Francisco area.
      • Hotel Accommodation: Citadel and Citadel Securities will provide a one-night hotel stay on Friday, July 26th for students traveling from a non-local university.
      • Transportation: Citadel and Citadel Securities will offer assistance with confirming travel arrangements to and from the competition (ex: flights, train, etc.).
      • Travel Expenses: Citadel and Citadel Securities will provide an Amex gift card to cover all travel expenses to and from San Francisco (ex: meals during travel, Uber/cabs to and from airport)
  1. Complete the application questionnaire & Data Open assessment (required)
    • If you have previously completed the Data Open technical assessment within the past 12 months, you are not required to take the assessment again. Please feel free to disregard all Data Open assessment prompts during the application process. If you are unsure whether you have previously completed the assessment, please reach out to Mert Kivanc Paker at mert@correlation-one.com to confirm.
  2. Submit your application before July 12th
  1. Wait for your application status
    • You will receive an email from the Datathon Team with your application status by July 19th.

For more details, please click the attached document.

For questions, please contact datathon@citadel.com

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture