The pioneer batch of 25 college students from the NUS-FinTechSG Programme, collectively developed by the NUS FinTech Lab and Strategic Expertise Administration Institute (STMI) graduated.
All the Singaporean college students within the pioneer batch obtained both full-time positions or traineeships with partnering corporations reminiscent of DBS and UBS.
This system was launched on 6 July 2020 to nurture Singapore’s subsequent technology of fintech abilities and full-stack builders. The scholars graduated in a digital ceremony after present process a structured two-month intensive full-time course on the basics of monetary companies know-how and enterprise.
College students enrolled in this system may select to hitch full-time positions, internships, or entry employment alternatives with companion enterprises, by way of an non-obligatory trainee stipend co-funding scheme supported underneath the SGUnited Traineeship Programme that was earlier launched by the Ministry of Manpower and Workforce Singapore.
The abilities acquired by the scholars, in areas reminiscent of entrance and back-end growth, cloud computing, software program growth and IT operations, in addition to database and safety, provides them a bonus within the job market.
Professor Mohan Kankanhalli, Dean of the NUS College of Computing and Chairman of the FinTech Lab Advisory Board, mentioned,
“We are happy to see our first batch of fintech graduates find good positions at leading financial institutions and multinational corporations. In light of the global pandemic, more businesses are expected to adopt fintech products or services to improve operational efficiency and enhance customer experience. Technology will be at the forefront of our ‘new normal’, and we look forward to seeing our graduates seize the many opportunities ahead of them.”
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