The iX LaunchPad Micro-Internship with Aya Gigs is an opportunity for high school students to put their Blockchain and Cryptocurrency skills into practice. The real-world project requires students to unpack the differences between blockchain and cryptocurrency, compiling a solution for Aya Gigs using blockchain elements, all with the assistance of the iX LaunchPad teaching team. Students spend the class sessions learning the tools and tricks of the trade so they can tackle their projects with confidence.
Duration of Internship
The Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Micro-Internship is available as an extra-curricular opportunity in Term 1.
Session 1: 20 September - 13 October
Model of internship
The 4-week extra-curricular programme includes two classes each week for one hour. Homework and group work for the micro-internship project happens between classes, with weekly assignments.
Deadline to apply for internship
Application deadline: 13th Sept
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
Key skills requirements
In order to succeed in the iX LaunchPad Course & Micro-Internship Programme, students should be prepared to engage with content both written and live-taught, spend time in live, online lessons, and work through both individual and group project work. The micro-internship is a group project, that requires teamwork, virtual collaboration, and an understanding of the course material. Other than a willingness to devote time and space to the work, there are no prerequisites for admission, other than a fluent understanding and command of English.
No financial compensation
All iX LaunchPad Career Exploration Programmes and Micro-Internships are taught by industry professionals giving you a window into the world of work. You’ll tackle a real-world project from one of our partners, putting your new skills to the test in a final presentation..