18.17.22 Today’s Insights from BankersByDay: Have Your Students Been Considering Fintech Careers?
How many of you have thought about launching fintech*careers?
According to LinkedIn last month, “Fintech is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the financial industry, with the growth rate expected to hit 25% within the next couple of years.”
But just what is fintech? According to the author of the piece below, “FinTech (sic) is the application of digital technologies to deliver financial products and services. ” There’s no doubt that fintech is an exciting field, merging the lure of the financial world with the equally fast-paced and complex field of technology.
In this article from BankersByDay, ambitious international students like you, who are considering pursuing this area, can read about a range of career options, many of which may allow you to leverage your upcoming OPT status towards an eventual H-1B sponsorship. https://www.bankersbyday.com/a-career-in-fintech/. With experience from Citi and Standard Chartered Bank, the author outlines career prospects and even salary expectations for a wide range of possible directions, while discussing the future of such careers.
*(This is the appropriate way to write it, according to this source: https://www.priestlypointers.com/blog/fintech)