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Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA-ASTRI) FinTech Career Accelerator Scheme Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme 2017

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Application Deadline: February 4th 2017


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) to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of Fintech in Hong Kong. Students from participating universities are invited to join this scheme via a full-time, semester-based internship which interns will be co-supervised by the banks, the HKMA and ASTRI on Fintech projects.


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.




  • – Undergraduates in their second or third year, and postgraduates.
  • – Relevant disciplines: Engineering, Computer Science, Sciences, Business & Finance, and Law.
  • – Strong interest and motivations to learn and explore Fintech.

Placement Opportunities

Hong Kong Monetary Authority and participating banks will provide full-time semester-based internship opportunities (6 months or 1 year) for students to work on Fintech projects with stipend allowance sponsored by banks.
(Click the links below to view internship openings)

How to Apply


Applicants can download the “HKMA-ASTRI Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme Application Form” from the link below.
Interested candidate should send his/her CV with the completed excel application form to by 12noon, 4th Feb 2017.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified by respective organisation(s) by 30 Apr 2017 for interview arrangements. If applicants have not been invited for interviews by respective organisation(s) by 30 Apr 2017, they may assume their applications to be unsuccessful.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the HKMA-ASTRI FinTech Career Accelerator Scheme

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