Launch the next stage of your Battlesnake Journey

Become an inaugural member of the RBC & Battlesnake Developer Fellowship cohort!

The RBC & Battlesnake Developer Fellowship is an exciting new initiative aimed at recognizing and supporting women, female-identifying and non-binary developers in launching the next stage of their Battlesnake journey.

Recipients of the inaugural Fellowship will gain access to a multitude of amazing resources to help them grow in the world of competitive Battlesnake and beyond, including $200 in AWS Credits, a 6-month Replit Hacker Plan, Exclusive RBC and Battlesnake swag, and mentorship from members of the Tech @ RBC and Battlesnake Developer teams.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A female, female-identifying or non-binary developer (includes but not limited to: non-binary, gender nonconforming, genderfluid, Intersex, Genderqueer, and Agender).
  • Currently living, working or studying in Canada.
  • A new or current member of the Battlesnake Community*.

* An exisiting Battlesnake account is not required at the time of application.

About RBC:
RBC is a leader in innovation, applying imagination, insight and cutting-edge technology to bring clients’ big ambitions to life and solve some of society’s biggest challenges. In order to do this, RBC is building a future-focused workforce. That means building a team that is diverse, inclusive and gender-balanced. Visit for more information.

In addition to exclusive Battlesnake digital rewards and limited edition swag, every Developer Fellowship recipient will receive access to some amazing resources that will help launch their next Battlesnake into the competitive stratosphere, including:

  • A 1-Year Battlesnake Membership to help ensure that you are always sporting the latest Battlesnake Heads & Tails.
  • $200 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits to help you accomplish those crazy ideas that only AWS can help deliver.
  • A 6-month Replit Hacker Plan to help you collaborate and iterate on all those innovative Battlesnake strategy ideas fast.

Additional benefits available to RBC & Battlesnake Fellowship recipients include:

  • Mentorship from experienced developers in Tech @ RBC.
  • Career development support from the Tech & RBC talent team.
  • An Exclusive 1-on-1 strategy session with a member of the Battlesnake Development team.
  • A feature story and profile on the Battlesnake Blog and Website.

Who is eligible to apply for the Fellowship?
The RBC & Battlesnake Developer Fellowship is open to women, female-identifying or non-binary developers (including students) who are living, working or studying in Canada and who are looking to take their Battlesnake skills to the next level through access to some great resources. An existing Battlesnake account is not required.

When does the Fellowship application period close?
The Fellowship application period opened on July 31, 2021 and will close August 22nd, 2021 at 11:59PM (PST).

How many Fellowships will be awarded?
Up to 6 Fellowships will be awarded this summer, with the opportunity for future Fellowships in upcoming competitive seasons.

Where will successful Fellowship recipients be notified?
Successful applicants will be notified via email during the week of August 22nd*, with the announcement of the inaugural cohort of Fellows planned for August 27th at the launch of pre-registration for the 2021 Battlesnake Fall League.

*Due to an overwhelming response to the inaugural Developer Fellowship, our notification and announcement of Fellowship recipients has been slightly delayed. We endeavor to contact the successful recipients in early September.

Applications close Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (PST)

* Mandatory Questions

Applications for the 2021 Fellowship are now closed.

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly* regarding their receipt of the inaugural Developer Fellowship.

*Due to an overwhelming response to the inaugural Developer Fellowship, our notification and announcement of Fellowship recipients has been slightly delayed. We endeavor to contact the successful recipients in early September.

At RBC, we believe diversity and inclusion strengthens us. By sharing unique perspectives we grow as an organization and as individuals. Diversity and Inclusion allows us to approach challenges differently and create innovative solutions and we are committed to employing a diverse workforce and building inclusive work culture. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, visible minority, age, Aboriginal/indigenous status, sexual orientation or disability.

The question below is voluntary and your response, should you choose to answer the question, will be held in strict confidence at the aggregate level by Battlesnake, and RBC’s recruitment team, to help administer the Developer Fellowship. Your individual responses will only be shared with the RBC recruitment team if you consent to this sharing as set out below.

Gender Identity:
In accordance with RBC’s commitment to addressing systemic employment barriers for under-represented groups in the workplace, our recruitment team designs and executes diversity focused recruitment initiatives including career development programs and events to promote and support inclusive hiring within RBC. If you would like us to contact you for such initiatives and/or use your information to administer RBC’s inclusive recruitment practices, please review the two statements below and indicate your consent in the dropdown menu so that your name, contact information, and diversity responses can be shared with the RBC recruitment team.

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