How Coding for Good Can Impact Our Communities
JPMC – FFG Series CFG
The different Technology for Social Good programs that we offer really showcases that social good is in our DNA at JPMorgan Chase.
Code for Good is our opportunity to bring in university students to our offices and brainstorm for twenty-four hours on how nonprofits can solve a challenge that they’re facing.
We would like to ask you how we can provide vital security information to our staff.
We give them a problem statement and then they pretty much hit the ground running.
Your coding time has officially started. The nonprofits get to see that idea go from just something in their head to a physical product.
What, ultimately, is the problem we’re trying to solve?
It’s a really great way for us in the firm to give back.
We want to maximize the efficiency—
So we can gather even more data.
Wait. Pause it.
There’s always a possibility of a complete pivot.
There you go, that’s the problem!
They’re sleeping, whether that’s on the table or on the couch.
Everything needs to be uploaded by noon.
And obviously, there is a lot of coffee.
We are building out solutions for these organizations with individuals that we’re actually excited to recruit into J.P. Morgan as employees.
Three... Two... One…Stop coding!
And based on their pitch, we decide who the grand prize winner is, but it just doesn’t end there.
The ideas these students come up with in twenty-four hours are then brought to life by our technologists over a period of eight months.
When the students hear that it’s not just going to sit on the digital shelf, it’s that much more meaningful to them. They really kick started something that will be much, much larger.
Dozens of JPMorgan Chase technologists raise their arms in celebration!
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