IBA Career Development Center (CDC) hosted one of the most unique recruitment events of the year with Careem titled "HaCAREEM"


One of the most leading tech startups of Pakistan, Careem conducted a successful activity at IBA for the first time. The event was named as Hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, and others were given the task to collaborate intensively on software projects.

Careem came up with its challenge, named as HaCareem, for the brightest tech magicians to help build the future of the transportation industry. Top performers at HaCareem are offered job interviews with Careem.

After HaCareem's first successful execution in Bangalore, India, Karachi was the second place to cover such a substantial event. IBA's Career Development Center (CDC) welcomed Careem to conduct this continuous 36 hours' activity at IBA City Campus premises. IBA and CDC takes pride in giving an opportunity to some of the top minds from all over Pakistan to visit IBA's campus and experience first-hand world class facilities available.

Around 150 people were shortlisted to participate in this event based on their credentials from all over the country. The hack started at 9am on Saturday, 29th April and continued till 6pm on Sunday, 30th April,2017 after which top candidates were shortlisted and invited to interview for a job with Careem.

Winners and top participants from HaCareem Karachi are awarded with prizes upwards of PKR 250,000.