Finding a “hacker” (web or mobile developer, graphic designer, coder, etc.) for your project—anything from a CTO/partner for your new business venture to a person willing to help with a charity website—is challenging. Here are some tips for finding someone in the BYU community.
For Students Seeking Students
- If you are looking for a cofounder or someone to add to your team, be sure to attend one of our Creators Idea Jam Sessions.
- Network. Network. Network. Attend or consider joining the following clubs/groups:
- If you’re looking for an app developer, consider checking out the App Competition. Coming to the kickoff and other supporting events of this competition is a great way to network with coders.
- Put your best foot forward by checking out this slide deck titled You’re Looking for a Technical Co-Founder from Alexey Komissarouk which was presented to the Wharton MBA Entrepreneurship Club and later found its way onto TechCrunch.
For Non-Students Seeking Students
- If the opportunity could be completed via an internship, consider the following options:
- Participate in Startup Career Fair. This is a job/internship fair for Utah-based startup companies.
- Contact David Hollan at 801-422-8928 or firstname.lastname@example.org to see if the opportunity might be a good fit for an on-campus internship.
- Post the opportunity to an online job/internship board:
- Contact the placement/recruiting representatives for these disciplines:
- Information Systems: Reid Grawe, (801) 422-1823, email@example.com
- Computer Science: Kimberly Jenkins, (801) 422-9439, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Engineering: Tony Jewkes, (801) 422-7264, email@example.com
- Graphic Design: Sonya Schiffman, (801) 422-8773, firstname.lastname@example.org