Enova Holds No Limit Code‘Em: A Chicago Codefest Oct. 25 for Currently Enrolled College Students

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CHICAGO (October 18, 2012) – Enova International will host its first citywide coding competition—NoLimit Code’Em—for all currently enrolled students in colleges from Chicago and surrounding states on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Merchandise Mart.

A codefest is an event that brings together people with different coding backgrounds to test their programming skills on a secret challenge presented that evening. Students can work in teams of two or take on the codefest challenge by themselves.  Bachelors, Masters and PhD students can participate from local schools, including but not limited to: University of Chicago, University of Illinois Urbana/Champagne, UIC, Northwestern, DePaul, Purdue, Loyola, and Starter League, in addition to students from surrounding states. Students should have an interest in computer programming, software engineering, and/or software interface. Click here to register http://nolimitcodeem.eventbrite.com/.  The event is free and just by registering students are eligible to win a brand new pair of Bose headphones.

The No Limit Code‘Em codefest will begin at 6 p.m. on the Eighth Floor South East Atrium of the Merchandise Mart where the students will have roughly four to five hours to complete the coding challenge.  Saurin Choksi, a popular Chicago comedian will emcee the event to keep the crowd and coders entertained throughout the night. The first-place winner will receive a MacBook Air, second-place wins an iPad and third-place winner will receive a $100 iTunes gift card.

“The codefest is a great opportunity to attract some of the brightest students in the area,” said Julie Emerson, lead corporate recruiter for Enova. “Enova is continually hiring the best tech talent and the event is the perfect way to introduce students to the excitement and challenges they would face at Enova.”

Questions on the event can be submitted to contact@enova.com.

Why work for Enova?
We’re proud to say that we work amongst the best and the brightest. We encourage collaboration between teams and in return we simply ask for our employees to be eager, driven and laugh at our jokes from time to time.  Want to institute a new idea? Speak up!  Want to take on a new challenge?  Tackle it!  Our open door policy and unlimited growth potential ensures that anyone can become a leader as long as they’re willing to put in the work.

About Enova
Enova believes everyone deserves access to simple and trustworthy financial services and works to closes the credit gap for underserved consumers.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE: CSH),  Enova is a trusted online provider of credit alternatives for more than two million hard-working people worldwide facing short-term cash demands through our brands CashNetUSA.com, PoundstoPocket.com, QuickQuid.com, DollarsDirect.com.au and DollarsDirect.ca.  Enova pioneered online lending in 2004 and today leads the industry in our dedication to responsible and licensed lending. Our advanced analytical models provide automated and real-time approval of customers’ loan applications, significantly faster than traditional loan processing.   Headquartered in Chicago, Enova has more than 1,100 employees serving our global customers.