Your App is Toast

Created by Toast

Win $3,000 and Get Hired

Submit by April 5, 10PM

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Choose an app and create a video describing how you would test if it's working properly.

What to Submit
Upload your video file.
To apply, you must:
  • Be an undergraduate student enrolled at a college in Massachusetts
  • Be financial aid eligible, meaning you receive some form of financial aid from the government or your school
Detailed Description

Toast's Quality Assurance team wants to see your app testing skills. Impress them and you can get hired!

The competition is to choose an app on your phone/tablet and create a video describing how you would test if it's working properly. The goal is to be as detailed and thorough as possible. If it helps, you can focus on a few particular features of the app, but then dive into all the different ways you would test that feature.

To capture your findings, you can record yourself holding your phone/tablet while you're walking through the testing OR you can use a screen recording tool and add a voice-over. See the resources section for some screen recording tool suggestions.

Here are some suggestions for general features to test:

  • Signing-up
  • Uploading files (if applicable)
  • Referring friends (if applicable)
  • Running the app on slower or choppy internet
How is the overall quality of this student's submission? Did they show attention to detail? Did they take the time to organize their ideas in an aesthetically pleasing way?
How was this student's communication skills in their submission? Did they clearly present their ideas both verbally and visually?
Attention to Detail
How thorough was the student in figuring out all the ways to test the app that they selected?
Thinking Outside of the Box
How creative was this student in their testing? Did they think unconventionally about the different features they were testing and how they were going to test them?
Skills Practiced
  • App testing
  • Quality engineering
  • Communication
  • Video Creation
If you want to do a screen recording as part of the video, here are some helpful resources as to how to do that on your phone:

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