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PepsiCo Change The Game Challenge 2018 for Innovative Students and Young Professionals (Win trip to New York + Internship)

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Ifeoma Chuks

You are a hardworking passionate individual with a brilliant idea you say? PepsiCo has the challenge of a lifetime waiting for you. Solve this year’s business challenge for a chance to win a trip to New York, a job offer with our pioneering PepsiCo teams and a $ 100,000 grant to bring your idea to life for PepsiCo.

Application Deadline: 24th October 2018

Eligible Countries:

  • Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region: Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan,  United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Asia Pacific Region: Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Korea ( Nationals & Residents).
  • Indian Region: India

About the Award: Change The Game (CTG) is a 5 stage challenge open to individuals with undergraduate and/or post graduate backgrounds, and working professionals with up to 2 years’ experience, who are keen to make their mark globally.

The main objective of the challenge is to address real issues & spot the brightest spark of talent, and make their ideas come to life.

Do you have what it takes to team you up with PepsiCo on solving this year’s sustainability challenge?

You need to focus your idea around one of the two following scenarios:

  • Coming up with an idea using a new low cost technology that would allow the collection, recycling & the profitable commercialization of plastic waste in emerging markets without the use of child labor or create a hazard to humans.
  • Creating a business model to develop products in our food and beverage categories that are scalable, financially viable and minimize or eliminate plastic packaging.

Type: Contest

Eligibility: The Programme is open to the following participants:

  • Nationals of India, Egypt, Pakistan, Lebanon, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
  • Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 10th October, 2018 and
  • Students pursuing graduation and post-graduation from any university (could be any year); or
  • Participants who have just obtained their graduate or post graduate degree(s) from any university; or
  • Having up to 3 (three) years of work experience from the date of obtaining the last bachelor or master degree.

Nationals and Residents of the Republic of Korea and Thailand who are

  • Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 10th October, 2018 and
  • Students pursuing graduation from any university (could be any year) within or outside APAC Region; or
  • Participants who have just obtained their graduate or post graduate degree(s)- from any university within or outside the APAC Region; or
  • Having up to 3 (three) years of experience from the date of obtaining their last bachelor or master degree.

Value of Award: Win a trip to New York, a job offer with our pioneering PepsiCo teams and a $100,000 grant to bring your idea to life for PepsiCo.

  • The top regional winning teams from Asia Pacific, India and the Middle east & North Africa will receive a regional job offer or internship. They will be eligible to go on an all-expenses paid trip to Dubai where they will compete for the finals where they could win an all-expenses paid trip to New York to present their business idea to out Chairman & CEO Indra Nooyi. This will be followed by a yearlong international experience OR a 2 month international internship across one of our locations in Asia Pacific, India and the Middle East & North Africa.
  • Regional first runners up will receive either a local job offer or 1 week shadow experience with our local business leaders.
  • Regional second runners up will receive a local shadow experience for 1 day with a PepsiCo Leader.

How to Apply: Apply in the Program Webpage link below

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: PepsiCo

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