In a bid to attract more graduates to the company, Sydney-based start-up Atlassian has announced a new program that’ll see graduates head to a beach-side shack to hack up applications for fun and work.
The shack, which according to a post made on the official Atlassian blog resides in Narrabeen, NSW near the company’s own corporate headquarters, is now playing host to a week’s worth of training and hacking which by the week’s end should see those in attendance ready to unveil a new product feature ready for shipping.
“The “Gradlassians,” as we’ve dubbed our team of 10, will be tasked with developing a new product feature ready for shipment by week’s end,” Annelise Reynolds, PR Associate at Atlassian wrote in the post.
“Several of Atlassian’s top developers will also be staying at the Hack House to mentor our budding geniuses and lead their week of trainings.”
According to Atlassian, over 430 Australian graduates applied for a position at the company with only 10 able to be selected in the end.
“At Atlassian, life’s a beach – literally. We’re taking our super talented new grads and summer interns to Sydney, where they’ll work together to brainstorm, code, and ship a full feature for an Atlassian product, all from the comfort of a beachside mansion,” the opening paragraph to the program’s landing page reads.