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STUDENT OPPORTUNITIESSummer Financial Institute
High School students are immersed in an intensive 6-week program. The curriculum includes financial literacy, lunch & learn events, simulated trading, soft skills training, leadership and professional development workshops, and tons of exposure to the financial services and tech industry. Each graduate of this program receives a funded brokerage account.
Apply at www.greenwoodproject.org
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