Powering the future of global fintech talent.

The Georgia Fintech Academy is diversity talent development initiative for any student to learn more about fintech and interact with fintech employers.

Powering the future of global fintech talent.

The Georgia Fintech Academy is a diversity talent development initiative for any student to learn more about fintech and interact with fintech employers.

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Learn, connect, and succeed with Georgia Fintech Academy

Georgia Fintech Academy offers classes, events, fintech speakers, and projects to prepare students for careers in the fintech industry.

Jobs

Gain exposure to fintech leaders from multiple companies.

Courses

Stand out with a fintech certificate or fintech minor.

Projects

Gain real world experience with projects by fintech employers. 

Career Fairs

Gain exposure to fintech leaders from multiple companies.

Upcoming Events

May 24 @ 9:00 am

NFT ATLANTA CON 2022

NFT ATLANTA CON 2022 is the first of its kind Diversity, Equity, and inclusion conference experience powered by Melanated Studios focused on the intersection of Culture, Tech & Entertainment, and the future of NFTs, the Metaverse, DAOs, Web 3, GameFi, DeFI and more.
May 26 @ 4:30 pm

Deconstructing WEB3: Lecture, Student Showcase, and CMII Virtual Prod. Tour by Elizabeth Strickler and Sandy Khuand at CMII at Georgia State University.

Jun 14 @ 9:00 am

Fintech South Conference June 14-15

Fintech South 2022 is a world-class summit with its nexus in Atlanta live and in-person. USG Students register today for tickets to attend.
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am

Georgia Fintech Academy Virtual Career Fair - The Georgia Fintech Academy is hosting at least six virtual career fairs in Fall 2022. This career fair will have at least 10 fintech employers focused on hiring for internships and full-time positions. These career fairs are a great way to learn about fintech companies and meet the recruiters!

Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm

FIS Global Hybrid Student Event - The latest developments in digital payments from APIs to embedded finance

Sep 07 @ 6:30 pm

VISA Event - An update on fintech trends in 2022 - everything from BNPL to digital payment innovations

Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm

Invesco QQQ Event - How not to suck at money - real-life money questions college students face everyday

Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm

US Bank|Elavon Event - The role real-time payments plays in accelerating growth for merchants

Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm

Truist - How Long Game fits into Truist's plans for Gen Z

Oct 03 @ 6:30 pm

Blackrock's Aladdin - In The Room Where it Happened - Marc Balizer

Featured Jobs

Intern, Product/Project Management

As an intern, you will work closely with members of Product Management, UI/UX, Product Development, QA, Release Management, Implementation Management, and Operations teams, as well as with all levels of management within the organization.

DevOps Engineering Internship

This 18-week paid co-op experience is dynamic and tailored to your interests. As an intern, you’ll get hands-on experience solving business needs, support communities where we live and work, and more.

Frank DeRosa

The People Office - Business Partner

Fintech Employer Testimony

“We’re always striving to be the change for our 3Cs – colleagues, clients, and communities – and that includes fostering a more diverse workforce. Our partnership with the Georgia Fintech Academy provides us the opportunity to drive that agenda forward while also helping us develop the next generation of fintech leaders that not only challenge the norm, but are inclusive, fair and equitable.”

Patrick Williams

Head of NA Digital Partnerships

Fintech Employer Testimony

“Investing in critical skills development and training for the next generation of local leaders and technical experts, with a focus on inclusion and diversity drives our partnership with the Georgia Fintech Academy. The program delivers on student engagement, early-career recruiting, education and mentorship opportunities.”

Georgia Fintech Academy
by the numbers.

The Georgia Fintech Academy is a collaboration between Georgia’s fintech industry and the University System of Georgia. Learners can find specialized educational experiences needed to enter the fintech sector regardless of where they live in the state or the institution in which they enroll.

71%

of enrollees are from
underrepresented groups

4300+

student enrollees since
program inception in 2019

850+

fintech jobs started by our
students in the past 24 months

Understand the many ways fintech creates the future of the financial services industry.

Fintech is the industry that provides technology to grow and manage financial services. Georgia Fintech Academy provides courses on multiple topics related to fintech.

Experiential Learning in Payments

Emerging Payments Technology

Payments Security

Payment Processing

Introduction to Information Security for FinTech

Introduction to Financial Data Analytics

Commercial Banking and FinTech

Financial Technologies

Foundations of FinTech

Other
Resources

We provide access to multiple types of fintech content to help students better understand the fintech industry from all perspectives.

Jobs

Check out the Georgia Fintech Academy jobs board. We source thousands of fintech opportunities from fintech employers of all sizes.

Event
Library

Visit our video library of all Georgia Fintech Academy events to date. Over 60 past events are available where fintech executives have shared their perspectives on important industry topics.

Podcast

Listen now to over 70 episodes of the Georgia Fintech Academy podcasts. Available here and wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Our generous sponsors and community partners allow the Georgia Fintech Academy to advance its mission to create a diverse fintech industry.

Learn more about how your organization can get involved.

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The Georgia Fintech Academy of the University System of Georgia is proud to call the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University its institutional home.