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Florida International University

Biscayne Bay Campus | Miami, Florida

September 15-17, 2023

About Us

Hackers at ShellHacks 2022

Ready to immerse yourself in the ultimate tech experience? Join us for ShellHacks, Florida's Largest Hackathon! Over 1,000 students from across the state and around the world will come together to:

  • Build: Develop innovative projects
  • Network: Network with top companies, and more!
  • Learn: Learn the latest technologies

Develop new skills by attending our technical workshops. Gain experience by building hands-on projects with fellow students. Land your next internship or job by meeting recruiters at our career fair. Win amazing prizes, participate in fun activities, get tons of cool swag, enjoy great food, and much more - all at ShellHacks!

Build: Projects

Get ready to unleash your creativity! At ShellHacks, you'll have access to a range of tools, resources, and mentors to help you develop and refine your project. You'll be able to collaborate with other students and learn new skills as you work towards a shared goal.

Build your project using any technology you like! Whether you're interested in web development, AI/ML, hardware, or anything in between, there’s always something to create. You can also build a project to tackle a sponsor “challenge” which is aligned with a specific technology or theme. As you work hard, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your creativity, problem-solving skills, and technical knowledge to top companies looking to hire talented students!

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Check Out Past Challenges + Projects!

Network: Career Fair

Looking for your next internship or job opportunity? Our career fair is the perfect place for you to connect with recruiters and professionals from leading tech companies! You'll have the chance to learn about each company’s culture, interview process, and open internship and job opportunities.

This is your chance to make connections and land interviews early in the recruiting season. Make sure to bring your resume, enthusiasm, and curiosity as you explore the diverse opportunities available at the career fair. For a full list of companies attending the career fair, be sure to check out the Hacker Guide on your Dashboard!

Hackers at ShellHacks 2022

Learn: Workshops

ShellHacks offers a variet of workshop tracks to introduce you to the world of technology and careers in the field! These workshops are beginner friendly and open to all.

Web Development

Develop web applications using the latest frameworks and tools

Game Development

Create virtual experiences that bring worlds and characters to life


Use computer hardware to tackle and solve real-world problems

Design / Product

Create intuitive user experiences for your web or mobile applications

Mobile Development

Build interactive mobile applications for iOS and Android platforms

AI / Machine Learning

Implement AI/ML algorithms to automate tasks and make predictions

IT / Cybersecurity

Dive into the world of cloud computing, cybersecurity, and hacking

Career Development

Explore careers in technology and how to break into the industry

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