1. Career Edge - NYU High School Summer Program

Introduction to Financial Technology

Today, more than ever, technology is rapidly impacting the world of finance in unimaginable ways. How can understanding  AI (Large Language Models, Machine Learning, Neural Networks), blockchain, and a host of other emerging technologies provide a competitive advantage? To better understand how these technologies are transforming markets, the course will first establish a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of finance. After which various technologies will be discussed and analyzed with an eye toward risk and return. This course will cover financial instruments like stocks, bonds, and securitized mortgages. The evolution of market machinery like FedNow, and crowdfunding will also be analyzed.

Ideal For

  • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
  • High school students who have an interest in finance or technology related to finance

You'll Walk Away With

  • A better understanding of the rapidly changing world of finance and technology
  • A better understanding of careers in finance and financial technology
  • Knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of using big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in finance
  • An NYU transcript showing grade(s) earned upon completion of the course (Please note: No college credit or certificate of completion is granted for this course.)

Available Sessions

  • Session 1 Jun 24 - 28, 2024 Mon - Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Session 3 Jul 15 - 19, 2024 Mon - Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Information Table

Students from around the world attend NYU summer programs, but only a college prep program like High School Academy provides the opportunity to explore both traditional and emerging career paths.

Projects and short assignments provide take-aways that prepare you for college classroom work, while demonstrating your newly acquired skills.

Career Edge Schedule


International Student Deadline: March 15, 2024
Residential U.S Student Deadline: May 17, 2024
Commuter U.S Student Deadline: June 7, 2024

Application Requirements and Fees

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