2020 FinTech Residency  Program

Campus Greensboro is launching the inaugural FinTech Residency Program for summer 2020. This program is exclusively for Elon University and NC A&T State University students with an interest in fintech and innovation. Campus Greensboro FinTech Residents (students) will gain experience building products in a real-life setting in order to be strong candidates for Greensboro’s tech jobs. Residents will participate in:

  • A paid 20-30 hour/week internship in the FinTech field with local industry partners such as Volvo Financial Services
  • An eight module seminar course taught by a combination of industry leaders, and Elon University and NC A&T faculty on cutting edge topics in FinTech (see curriculum below)
  • 2-day tailored world class leadership training with the Center for Creative Leadership
  • A civic hackathon addressing a real FinTech issue in our community
  • Professional coaching to help you be competitive
  • Greensboro co-working space membership

The student application deadline for this opportunity is 11:59PM on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Please apply to the various internship opportunities below:

Fintech Intern – Volvo Financial Services

Information Management: Business Intelligence & Business Analytics Intern – Arch MI

IT Enterprise Document Management Systems Intern – Arch MI

IT Next Generation Servicing Platform Product Team Intern – Arch MI

IT Underwriting Automation Intern – Arch MI

The free, eight module course will occur on Mondays throughout the summer. The curriculum is as follows:

  • June 8: Contemporary Issues: A rapidly changing banking and payments industry
  • June 15: Tools for innovators: Design thinking for problem-solving and utilizing the voice of the customer
  • June 22: Data to Decisions (part 1): Understanding the power of data and data fundamentals
  • June 29: Data to Decisions (part 2): Big Data Analytics, Data Modeling, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for financial decisions
  • July 6: Enterprise information security and ethics
  • July 13: Project management and value streams (this should be earlier)
  • July 20: Demystifying blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • July 27: Forging the future of FinTech

Students will participate in a 2-day training with the Center for Creative Leadership on June 1-2. The civic hackathon will be introduced at the beginning of the summer and projects will be presented at a symposium on August 3.

For a student to be eligible for the FinTech Residency Program, they must fit the following criteria:

  • Junior, senior, or graduate student currently enrolled at Elon University or NC A&T State University
  • Majoring in relevant fields such as computer science, accounting, finance, business analytics, industrial and systems engineering
  • 3.0 or higher GPA