The Summer Financial Institute

High School Summer Financial Institute - 6-week Program

High School students are immersed in an intensive 6-week program. The curriculum includes financial literacy, educational field trips, simulated trading, soft skills training, leadership and professional development workshops, and tons of exposure to the financial services and tech industry. It is critical that students stay engaged and continuously learning after completing our programs. As a result, each graduate of this program receives a funded brokerage account.

  • Audience: Juniors & Seniors
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Schedule: July - August
  • Location: Downtown Chicago
  • Compensation: $600 Stipend
  • Attire: Greenwood Project attire provided
  • Transportation: CTA passes provided

Workshops and Curriculum

  • Week 1 - Greenwood Project Orientation
  • Week 2 - Building Your Brand
  • Week 3 - Financial Literacy
  • Week 4 - Intro to the Stock market
  • Week 5 - Education & Careers
  • Week 6 - Presentation Skills

The program culminates with a graduation ceremony with student presentations.

Application Period: November 20 - January 27 for 2020 cohort


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Google
NASDAQ
Braintree
UBS
Salesforce
Federal Reserve Bank
Cboe
First Midwest Bank
2017
120 Students and 8 Firms
2018
225 Students and 24 Firms
2019
300 Students and 35 Firms