British American Tobacco (BAT) is committed to building a Better Tomorrow™, and we believe young people play a vital role in shaping the future. That’s why we are pleased to announce the launch of the 2023 Battle of Minds Challenge, a global internship program designed for young innovators to solve real-world problems and transform the future of business.
Our global battle of minds challenge commenced from May 9th and ends on June 30th; we are looking for creative minds to join us. Participants will work in teams representing different countries, competing in challenging rounds to secure a place in the global final. The winning team members will receive a coveted internship opportunity with BAT, as well as other prizes. This year’s prize portfolio has been broadened, with local winners having employment opportunities with BAT, while the global winner will go home with £50,000 in investments as well as participation in an accelerator programme.
We are calling on final year students in tertiary institutions, young graduates (2-3 years post-graduation), serving youth corps members, young start-up founders (up to 4 years post-graduation), and young Nigerians in the diaspora who fit into these sets.
The competition aims to solve four different challenges. The Tech Challenge –focused on how cutting-edge technologies like AI, augmented reality, and virtual reality can be used to create a more sustainable world. The Bio Challenge – aims to reduce the CO2 footprint of our everyday lives through sustainable farming and packaging alternatives. The Inclusion Challenge – seeks ideas that can drive an inclusive culture in the workplace through technology and innovation. The Energy Challenge – calls for innovations in the renewable space to make our planet greener.
Sergio Berlanga, the HR Director of BAT West and Central Africa remarked: ” To accelerate our Better Tomorrow™ transformation we are committed to fostering a culture of innovation and investing in next generation leaders. The Battle of Minds enables us to do this and I encourage every young person at the start of their career and with BOLD ambitions of innovation, to join the Battle of Minds global competition”.
Be part of the future of innovative business solutions by joining the Battle of Minds today. Visit the competition website at Register, Prepare and submit your innovative ideas. The entries will close on June 30th, 2023.
Don’t miss out on this life-changing opportunity to showcase your ideas and change the future of business.