High School Student led Hackathon in partnership with Junior Achievement of New Jersey and MLH


A hackathon planned by high school students for high school students, HackJA challenges participants to work in teams to compete in various computer science challanges. The presence of corporate mentors in this exciting environment provides students the guidance they need to perfect their projects while imagining their future in a STEM career. Web designers, software developers, and business oriented students can all team up to participate regardless of their computer science skill. Students will also attend relevant workshops and receive mentorship from corporate and college mentors. HackJA is an exciting opportunity for STEM oriented students to enter with an idea and leave with a tangible project to work with.

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$585 in prizes

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c + power source

Challenge Name : Amazon Web Services

Best Use of AWS Description: $250 AWS Credit (US Only)

Challenge Name: Best Domain Name from Domain.com Description

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit

Apps and Nonprofits for Social Good, Intermediate/ Expert

TBD (Nokia Provided Prizes)

Apps and Nonprofits for Social Good, Beginner

$50 Amazon Gift Card for Team

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Jake Freedman

Jake Freedman

Nandini Iyer

Nandini Iyer

Catherine Milone

Catherine Milone
President, Junior Achievement of New Jersey

Patrick Liang

Patrick Liang

Judging Criteria

  • To Be Announced
    To be announced