John Dewey High Schools Academy of Finance Club
|A club for all who wish to be a financer and who's interested in the field of finance. Students learn how to invest in stocks, bonds and real estate.|
|The Academy of Finance first began in 1982 when Sanford Weill, then Chairman of Citigroup, made a commitment to connect inner-city high school students in New York City with the world of financial services. Weill forged partnerships with leaders in education and business, and their collaboration produced the first Academy of Finance here at John Dewey High School.Today, the Academy of Finance education reform model is found in 264 schools across the United States.Through the Academy of Finance, business leaders partner with schools by securing internships, volunteering in classrooms, acting as mentors and serving on local advisory boards.
|Along with their required courses, Academy of Finance students take one or two specialized courses each semester and may take a college-level course in their senior year. Students also take one year of accounting and a semester of computer applications. Each summer, Academy of Finance students work as paid interns at banks, brokerage houses, stock exchanges, insurance companies, accounting firms, government agencies, as well as the finance departments in a variety of corporations and industries. These internships connect students to the real world of work and establish important relationships between students and adult professionals in financial services.|
|Where students have work and benefited from : |
|Students visting J.H. Cohn Firm and Sitting in on a Conferece :
Links to sites that offer progams like this one : National Oganization
This page was created by student Toshanna Hazel in John Dewey High School WEB Development Class / part 2