JPMorgan Chase Launches Code for Good Challenges in the US
Technology students in college have the opportunity to use their skills to
NEW YORK -- February 6, 2013
JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) announced today the launch of the Code for Good
Challenges in the United States. Building off a successful launch in the
United Kingdom, the Code for Good Challenges will bring together college
students studying technology to develop solutions to challenges faced by
nonprofits during an intense two-day event.
“We’re excited for the Code for Good Challenge kickoff in the U.S,” said Guy
Chiarello, JPMorgan Chase’s Chief Information Officer. "The program offers a
unique opportunity for participants to use their skills to benefit nonprofits,
while also demonstrating their technology abilities to a leading global
organization. It’s a win for all involved.”
The series of U.S.-based events will kickoff off in New York, Delaware and
Ohio, and will continue in other JPMorgan Chase locations throughout 2013.
Dates of the first U.S. events:
*New York, NY: February 23 – February 24
*Newark, DE: March 1 – March 2
*Columbus, OH: March 2 – March 3
Participants at each event will be placed into teams and tasked with working
together to creatively solve a challenge faced by a local nonprofit
organization. JPMorgan Chase technologists will also be involved, advising
participants throughout the course of the event. A panel of judges will
determine the winning team, which will be announced at the culmination of the
College students majoring in a technology-related field at universities in the
Northeast, Mid-Atlantic or Midwest who would like the opportunity to put their
coding skills to use for a good cause, should apply by visiting
http://techcareers.jpmorganchase.com/opportunities/ and selecting the event in
their region (New York – Northeast/ Delaware – Mid-Atlantic/Ohio – Midwest).
The deadline to apply for the New York event is February 10 and the deadline
for the Newark and Columbus events is February 18.
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm
with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in
investment banking, financial services for consumers, small businesses,
commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and
private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan
Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the
world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under
its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is
available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Erich Timmerman, 212-622-4080
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