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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Employer Challenge

From Oct 21 to Oct 28, U-M students will have the opportunityto test their critical thinking and creative skills with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), an American multinational enterprise information technology company with two divisions: Enterprise Group, which works in servers, storage, networking, consulting and support, and Financial Services.

HPE wants students to come up with creative ideas on how to engage new hires so that they feel like a valued member of the company and also train them to be effective sales reps while all employees are currently working remote.

This is for you if:
You want to learn how to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the tech industry
You want to connect with professionals and recruiters at a Fortune 500 company
You're creative and love coming up with awesome ideas
You want toenhance your analytic, team-building, and presentation skills

Applications are being accepted from Oct 5 - Oct 18, but may close early basedon demand -- so apply now!

Here's how Employer Challenges work:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 @ 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern
- HPE reps will share information and provide background information on the Employer Challenge via Zoom call.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 (during the week on your own time)
- Student teams will develop a 5-minute presentation that addresses HPE's challenge. Student teams should adhere to all U-M safety precautions and campus guidelines while working on this team project.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 (time slots will be scheduled between 12:00pm-3:00 pm Eastern)
- Student teams will give their 5-minute presentation to the HPE reps via Zoom. - Teams will respond to questions from the HPEreps and receive feedback on the content of their presentation, creativity, and overall presentation skills, from the HPE reps.
- Resumes of participating students will be forwarded to the HPE team .

- The winning team will be announced!

So, why not? Give it ashot! Click RSVP to submit your application. Students will sign up as a team of 2-4 students. You are responsible for applying on behalf of your team that you've created on your own. All participants must be U-M Ann Arborundergraduate students. Only one application is required per group. Student teams should adhere to all U-M safety precautions and campus guidelineswhen working together on this Employer Challenge.

If you are interested in the challenge but do not have a group, you can add your information to this sheet and contact others listed in order to find your team of 2-4 students

At least one member from each team MUST participate in the case study overview via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21 from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern. If a member from your team is not ableto participate in that Zoom call, your team cannot participate in this Employer Challenge.

All team members MUST be available to present their case sometime between 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, October 28. Each team will sign up for a 20-minute time slot in that window for their presentation/feedback. It is the responsibility of the team to work together on this project during their own time. Please adhere to all U-M safety precautions and campus guidelines as you work together on this Employer Challenge.

This application will close on Sunday, October 18th at 11:59 pm. However, we encourage you to apply ASAP as this application may close early if many applications are received and we will be accepting teams on a rolling basis. Students must apply and be accepted for this opportunity in order to participate.

You will be notified if your team is selected to participate by Monday, October 19th. If you have any questions, please email

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