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Greenwood Project Partnership

As part of FIA’s board-level Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, we are partnering with the Greenwood Project, a non-profit focused on introducing Black and Latinx students to careers within the financial industry via paid summer internships in financial firms, academic instruction and mentorships.

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Greenwood Project

We are joining forces with The Greenwood Project to:

  • Co-sponsor a Greenwood Project scholar’s summer internship and training program;

  • Connect the Greenwood Project with FIA Members to source summer internships;

  • Host Lunch & Learn sessions with industry leaders and government officials for Greenwood Project scholars; and

  • Provide the Greenwood Project with training materials and support focused on cleared derivatives.

Provide an Internship 

FIA is encouraging our members to host a Greenwood Project scholar for a summer internship. These internships can take place all over the world.

The Greenwood Project offers a ten-week Summer College Internship Program where college students train with the Greenwood Project for the first four weeks, then get placed with a firm for six weeks. All students receive summer training in the futures, options and equities markets. They also receive a fully funded brokerage account at the end of each Institute so they can become investors.

How the Greenwood Project partners with firms to create internships:

  • Partner firms identify how many interns they will host, whether they would like a college Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior.
  • Partner firms provide a job description(s) for the internship position.
  • Greenwood Project matches job description to interest and possible skills in its talent pool.
  • Greenwood Project sends member firm a resume book of 2-4 resumes to consider for each position.
  • Partner firm interviews, selects and makes an internship offer to student; communicates with Greenwood Project throughout this process.
  • Student attends four week training, then works with partner firm for six weeks.
  • The partner firm agrees to pay hourly wage during the six week internship.
  • Interns are placed worldwide and Greenwood Project pays for transportation and housing.

Participating Members

Goldman Sachs & Co.
Mizuho Securities USA

Get Involved

  • Learn More

    Learn more about the Greenwood Project’s corporate partnership program.

  • Provide an Internship

    If you or your firm is interested in providing a Summer 2022 internship opportunity, please contact Toby Taylor.