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 Elon University and NC A&T faculty covering areas of FinTech specified by employers (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

Applications for this opportunity will open soon. To be notified of when the application is available, please enter your university email address below. 

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