Greenwood Project will be launching a 6-week Fintech camp for ten (10) HS rising juniors and seniors to teach them how to code for a career in Fintech. This program will be a mix of lab/classroom work and experiential learning.

All of Greenwood’s programs are offered to our students at no cost given their socio-economic background.

Audience: HS Juniors & Seniors (no coding experience necessary) Min GPA: 3.0 (students must have an interest in STEM/coding) Schedule: July 1 - August 8 | Mon to Thurs. 9:00am - 2:00pm Location: Loop - Downtown Chicago Compensation: $600 Stipend Attire: Greenwood Project attire provided Transportation: CTA passes provided

Program Details:

  • Greenwood structured “Learning how to code” curriculum specifically designed for HS students.
  • 20 total hours per week (Mon-Thurs, 9am-2pm)
  • 10 hours of lab time with an instructor each week at DePaul University Loop campus.
  • 10 hours of experiential learning each week with software developers from partnering firms.
  • Students will be working towards a capstone project with a demo day at the end of the program.
  • Students will participate in the Greenwood Project’s soft skills and professional development workshops.

Professional Development Workshops:

  • Building your brand
  • Networking Tips
  • Resume workshop & Mock interviews
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Dressing for Success
  • Financial Literacy (Credit, Student Loans, Banking, Investing)
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Presentation Skills
  • Social Media Etiquette
  • Exploring Careers in Financial Services and STEM

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