Fintech Talent Development

Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) – Gap Year Placement Programme

Overview

Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme ("FCAS") is a talent development scheme initiated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) in 2016 to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of Fintech in Hong Kong. The new intake in 2020/21 is jointly oragnised by the HKMA, ASTRI, Cyberport and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP). Students from participating universities are invited to join this scheme via a full-time, semester-based internship which interns will work on Fintech projects at banks or SVF operators and receive training and regulatory updates respectively. In 2020, job positions are newly offered by virtual banks.

Key Objectives

To expand the talent pool for the development of the Fintech sector in Hong Kong by giving students an early exposure to the sector:

  • To nurture Fintech talents with real industry experience through internships;
  • To provide opportunities for the industry to identify and recruit young talents.

Information Day

The Information Day will be held on 23 February 2020 (Sun) at InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon Tong. Please register at the link below:

REGISTER FOR FCAS INFORMATION DAY

 

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Last revision date : 17 January 2020