Benefits and Opportunities

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    The Academy of Finance offers many benefits and opportunities to its students throughout the school year. A brief list of the opportunities are listed below:

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    • Make you aware of career opportunities in the financial field

    • Provide the skills necessary to work in the financial service industry.

    • Increase your knowledge and appreciation of basic financial concepts.

    • Provide hands on experience by working in a real branch of a credit union.

    • Help you understand the relationship between the economic system and the world of finance.

    • Provide students with an opportunity to obtain scholarships to continue their education after high school.

    • Develop skills to be an efficient team member.

    • Acquire a six to eight week paid internship to extend classroom learning experiences.

    • Participation in Stock Market game investing $100,000

    • Participation in job shadowing opportunities

    • Field trips to Jacksonville Federal Reserve, Epcot Leadership, & the New York Stock Exchange