What is the Master the Mainframe Competition?
The contest is sponsored by the IBM Z Academic Initiative. Designed to help you learn, prepare for a career and win prizes, it’s a great way to get started with the Mainframe. The IBM Z Initiative provides Mainframe training and resources to students at more than 1000 schools in 70 countries.
IBM works with students, professors and businesses from across the globe to enable the next generation to acquire the skills they need to become the Mainframe experts of the future.
More than 85,000 participants in 1,000 schools across 70 countries have participated in the Master the Mainframe learning. Meet some of the past Champions.
Why should you think about the Mainframe as a career choice?
Many of the largest organisations around the world rely on Mainframes for the security and reliability of their mission critical IT systems. Due to a looming skills gap on the Mainframe, many of these organisations are actively looking to recruit new Mainframe talent.
Want to know more about why Mainframe skills are a good bet? Check out IBM’s blog – 1,001 Reasons Why The Class of 2015 Should Consider a Mainframe Career
Not ready to enter? You can still try your hand at the challenges and use the learning system as this is available year-round – Register here.