Summer High School FinTech Program

High School Summer FinTech Institute

What is Fintech? : products and companies that employ newly developed digital and online technologies in the banking and financial services industries

Our Fintech program teaches students how to code using Python as they gain exposure to the Fintech industry careers. Students work with professional software developers and engineers from top Fintech firms. Students will also participate in a 24hr hackathon event.

The goal of the Greenwood Project Fintech program is to teach students how to code with a focus on the Fintech industry. The program combines classroom work with experiential learning. Students partner with software developers from various Fintech firms, working on a capstone project with a demo day at the conclusion of the program. There will also be a focus on soft skills, professional development, and financial literacy. Python is the coding language students will be learning.

  • Audience: HS Juniors & Seniors, No coding experience necessary
  • Min GPA: 3.0, Students must have an interest in coding
  • Schedule: July - August, Mon to Thur 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Loop - Downtown Chicago
  • Compensation: $600 Stipend
  • Attire: Greenwood Project attire provided
  • Transportation: CTA passes provided

Application Period: November 20 - January 27 for 2020 cohort

2017
120 Students and 8 Firms
2018
225 Students and 24 Firms
2019
300 Students and 35 Firms