FIntern Program

The Fintern Program connects top university students interested in fintech and insurtech with internships at local startups. Through this program, interns have the opportunity to work full-time for ten weeks at one of Cincinnati's many local fintech startups. In addition to gaining real work experience in a fast-paced startup environment, interns can build connections across the entrepreneurial community by attending programming hosted by FinTech Frontier.

FinTech Frontier's corporate partners fully support these paid positions at no expense to startups.
2023 FINTERN PROGRAM
Program Dates
December 6th – January 20th: Application window open
Late January: Interviews Begin
Early February: Placements Announced
May 15th – August 4th, 2023: Intern period

View ALL Fintern Positions

Scroll through all of the available fintern positions below. All submissions must be received by December 16th

Position Title: Compliance & Activation Administrative Intern

Fields of Study: General Business

Work Structure: Virtual

Company Description: Coterie is simplifying commercial insurance for small businesses, using digital tools to reinvigorate the industry. Our agent portal empowers agents to quote and issue policies faster and easier than ever before, and our API integrates seamlessly into existing platforms.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Compliance & Activation Administrative Intern to:

  1. Assist with onboarding & compliance reviews for direct- and group-producers. 
  2. Maintenance and review of data in multiple systems to ensure accuracy. 
  3. Streamline and document existing processes in Standard Operating Procedures.

Position Title: Sales and Marketing Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing

Work Structure: Hybrid

Position Description: We are offering an internship opportunity focused on sales and marketing efforts.  The primary role will be to work closely with our sales and marketing team and assist with efforts to drive new revenue.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Sales and Marketing Intern to support the development of:

  1. Short video creation (60-90 seconds) – tutorials, product training, general marketing.
  2. Sales and training collateral creation – one page informational pieces, brochures, etc.
  3. Sales lead generation – use search engines, Hunter.io, and other internet databases to identify key companies and contacts within our target markets.

 

Position Title: Engineering Intern

Fields of Study: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Marketing

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: Pay Theory is a FinTech company focused on how schools and other future building service providers interact with families around money. We envision a world where cashless schools and cash families coexist, and everyone saves time.

Planned Intern Projects:
  • Documentation Tool Assessment, Summary and Recommendation: Define what technology stack if any we will use as the base for our developer documentation.
  • Documentation UX Design: Work alongside the team to arrive at a design of our Developer Docs that maximizes developer understanding while minimizing the amount of time it takes a developer to get our product integrated and tested ahead of a Go Live.
  • Documentation Delivery: Code agreed documentation solution using Javascript HTML, CSS and React. Ideally the candidate would have existing basic working knowledge of Javascript HTML and CSS. React experience would be a bonus!

 

Position Title: Launch Operations Intern

Fields of Study: Entrepreneurship 

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: WiPROSPER is a black owned and run company whose mission is the creation of wealth for investors and the Black community through early stage financial asset ownership. During early 2023, we expect to open the platform to the general public with the goal of growing a substantial customer base quickly.

Planned Intern Projects: 

Seeking a Launch Operations Intern to:

  1. Work on each aspect of launching WiPROSPER.
  2. Supporting and preparing for pitches to investors.
  3. Developing launch strategies and more!

 

Position Title: Client Onboarding Intern

Fields of Study: General Business

Work Structure: In-Person

Position Description: This position will work closely with the COO and VP of External Affairs to shepherd new clients through the due diligence and underwriting process and onto our platform. Duties will include working with clients to collect needed documents, underwriters to ensure proper valuation of assets and attorneys to finalize deal documents.

Company Description: AKRU’s site unlocks the commercial real estate market through fractionalized ownership & investments. Our mission is to democratize the sector in order to make financial opportunities accessible to all.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Client Onboarding Intern to support:

  1. Overseeing due diligence and property underwriting process,
  2. Researching potential investors and sit in on meetings
  3. Help plan and execute a two-day business planning retreat

 

Position Title: Public Relations Intern

Fields of Study: General Business

Work Structure: In-Person

Position Description: This position will work closely with the CMO and VP of External Affairs to help facilitate AKRU’s public relations and marketing activities. Duties will include drafting press releases and articles, speaking with relevant reporters, and posting on social media.

Company Description: AKRU’s site unlocks the commercial real estate market through fractionalized ownership & investments. Our mission is to democratize the sector in order to make financial opportunities accessible to all.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Public Relations Intern to:

  1. Write a series of articles for business publications
  2. Research, organize, and reach out to reporters
  3. Draft series of documents for a marketing plan

 

 

Position Title: Technology Services Intern

Fields of Study: Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Data Science/Data Analytics; General Business

Work Structure: Virtual

Position Description: This person will help with day-to-day IT issues and take on some automation projects using Microsoft Power Automate.  These skills are beneficial to any workforce.

Company Description: Coterie is simplifying commercial insurance for small businesses, using digital tools to reinvigorate the industry. Our agent portal empowers agents to quote and issue policies faster and easier than ever before, and our API integrates seamlessly into existing platforms.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Technology Services Intern to support and:

  1. Automate scanned document review using AI to send to the correct folder and notify the correct people.
  2. Automate audit evidence document gathering, naming and uploading to the auditor’s system.
  3. Automate processes that utilize Excel data to send emails to customers.

 

Position Title: Compliance & Activation Administrative Intern

Fields of Study: General Business

Work Structure: Virtual

Company Description: Coterie is simplifying commercial insurance for small businesses, using digital tools to reinvigorate the industry. Our agent portal empowers agents to quote and issue policies faster and easier than ever before, and our API integrates seamlessly into existing platforms.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Compliance & Activation Administrative Intern to:

  1. Assist with onboarding & compliance reviews for direct- and group-producers. 
  2. Maintenance and review of data in multiple systems to ensure accuracy. 
  3. Streamline and document existing processes in Standard Operating Procedures.

Position Title: Marketing Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing

Work Structure: Virtual

Position Description: Will assist with managing our social media campaigns, creating marketing materials, and promoting our app.

Company Description: Our aim is to redefine how consumers experience events and gatherings, while offering businesses and organizations time-saving and money-generating opportunities — keeping consumers happy and engaged.

Planned Intern Projects:

We are seeking a Marketing Intern for support in:

  1. Creating a fall/winter social media campaign- The intern will be responsible for creating a social media campaign to advertise our app. 
  2. Content management- The intern will identify social media trends on all platforms and work with our team to identify influencers and create consistent and relevant content. 
  3. Website design- The intern will work with our website design to update our site.

 

Position Title: Marketing Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing

Work Structure: In-Person

Company Description: Neural Payments was created to assist Financial Institutions in adopting change at or ahead of market pace. Leveraging experience working at both banks and payment processors on a global scale, Neural Payments will make a difference connecting these institutions to the latest technologies and trends. Our products and services help to build digital adoption, lower transaction costs, limit exposure to fraud, and simplify technology integrations in order to successfully navigate these challenges.

Planned Intern Projects:

We are seeking a Marketing Intern to:

  1. Work alongside the client experience team 
  2. Work alongside the marketing partners 
  3. Enhance and put into action our marketing plan through social media, email campaigns, conferences, etc.

 

Position Title: Operations Intern

Fields of Study: General Business

Work Structure: In-Person

Company Description: Neural Payments was created to assist Financial Institutions in adopting change at or ahead of market pace. Leveraging experience working at both banks and payment processors on a global scale, Neural Payments will make a difference connecting these institutions to the latest technologies and trends. Our products and services help to build digital adoption, lower transaction costs, limit exposure to fraud, and simplify technology integrations in order to successfully navigate these challenges.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking an Operations Intern to:

  1. Work alongside the client onboarding and support teams
  2. Work alongside the finance team to build process capabilities.
  3. Work alongside the finance team to build reporting capabilities.

Position Title: Sales and Marketing Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing

Work Structure: Hybrid

Position Description: We are offering an internship opportunity focused on sales and marketing efforts.  The primary role will be to work closely with our sales and marketing team and assist with efforts to drive new revenue.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Sales and Marketing Intern to support the development of:

  1. Short video creation (60-90 seconds) – tutorials, product training, general marketing.
  2. Sales and training collateral creation – one page informational pieces, brochures, etc.
  3. Sales lead generation – use search engines, Hunter.io, and other internet databases to identify key companies and contacts within our target markets.

 

Position Title: Content Marketing Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing; Entrepreneurship; General Business

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: Pay Theory is a FinTech company focused on how schools and other future building service providers interact with families around money. We envision a world where cashless schools and cash families coexist, and everyone saves time.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Content Marketing Intern to:

  1. Work with our social media, website, and Hubspot.
  2. Create, publish, and track content
  3. Support and track how it promotes our brand and sales

Position Title: Lead Development Intern

Fields of Study: Marketing; Entrepreneurship; General Business

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: Pay Theory is a FinTech company focused on how schools and other future building service providers interact with families around money. We envision a world where cashless schools and cash families coexist, and everyone saves time.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Lead Development Intern to support:

  1. Ideal Customer Profile Target Building – Using the Pay Theory ICP, create and build target customer lists – company and role targets.
  2. Lead Enrichment – Research on leads to help us both organize and strengthen the probability  that we can close or move on from the lead.
  3. Lead Content Creation / Outreach – Creation of content and execution of outreach to prospective customers with the goal of getting them to SQL.

 

Position Title: Product Management Intern

Fields of Study: Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Data Science/Data Analytics; Entrepreneurship; Human Psychology, Anthropology

Work Structure: Hybrid

Position Description: This project is for a multi-disciplinary product development internship position. The role will help the Product and Engineering Team at Pay Theory to improve the customer experience delivered by Pay Theory to our Partners, Merchants and Payors.

Company Description: Pay Theory is a FinTech company focused on how schools and other future building service providers interact with families around money. We envision a world where cashless schools and cash families coexist, and everyone saves time.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Product Intern to support:

  1. Vertical / User Research – Intern candidate should expect to be directly involved and potentially responsible for conducting both Industry Vertical and Payments User research that is directed to help materially improve the customer experience in some way.
  2. Product Mapping – Intern candidate should expect to be able to take knowledge gleaned from specific research and other customer interactions and synthesize that knowledge visually. The intention is to learn to take tacit knowledge and make it explicit. The intern will work with deeply experienced customer understanding experts from P&G to complete this work.
  3. Product Design – Intern Candidate should expect to competently and confidently scope the Desired User Experience in a format that the Engineering Team could use to build that user experience in the Pay Theory platform architecture. This entails creating specific user experience criteria from our customer intelligence and helping the Engineering team to understand that criteria as they begin to design and code the solution.

 

Position Title: Launch Operations Intern

Fields of Study: Entrepreneurship 

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: WiPROSPER is a black owned and run company whose mission is the creation of wealth for investors and the Black community through early stage financial asset ownership. During early 2023, we expect to open the platform to the general public with the goal of growing a substantial customer base quickly.

Planned Intern Projects: 

Seeking a Launch Operations Intern to:

  1. Work on each aspect of launching WiPROSPER.
  2. Supporting and preparing for pitches to investors.
  3. Developing launch strategies and more!

 

Position Title: Financial Data Analytics Intern

Fields of Study: Finance 

Work Structure: Hybrid

Company Description: WiPROSPER is a black owned and run company whose mission is the creation of wealth for investors and the Black community through early stage financial asset ownership. During early 2023, we expect to open the platform to the general public with the goal of growing a substantial customer base quickly.

Planned Intern Projects: 

Seeking a Financial Data Analytics Intern to:

  1. Supporting the waiting community of people we can allow to sign-up once the site is launched.
  2. Supporting the site launch after meeting clear, systemic progress that can be repeated with similar results.

Position Title: Data Analyst Intern

Fields of Study: Data Science/ Data Analyticsa

Work Structure: Virtual

Company Description: Coterie is simplifying commercial insurance for small businesses, using digital tools to reinvigorate the industry. Our agent portal empowers agents to quote and issue policies faster and easier than ever before, and our API integrates seamlessly into existing platforms.

Planned Intern Projects:

Seeking a Data Analyst Intern to support and conduct:

  1. Industry and Geographical Analysis
  2. Rate Revisions with Predictive Analysis
  3. Data Visualization and Additional Reporting for Partners
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Finterns Class I

Grace was a rising senior at Pennsylvania State University studying advertising and fine art. At AKRU, Grace was responsible for the organization’s content creation and social media marketing efforts, while assisting with the startup’s transition to an entirely new brand.

Senna was a rising senior at the University of Cincinnati studying Finance and Business Analytics. As a Strategy Analyst, Senna worked with Venture Capital firms and Real Estate owners to bring on as strategic partners, as well as implement infrastructure to support the future growth of the company.

Rashon was a rising senior at Central State University studying Mass Communication with a focus on broadcast media. He joined the Coterie team as the Customer Advocate Intern, where Rashon worked to raise awareness and educate potential customers on Coterie’s unique insurance platform.

Griffin is a recent graduate of Xavier University, where he majored in Marketing. As a marketing intern at Neural Payments, Griffin assisted the organization with their customer onboarding, preparing user adoption strategies and white labeled marketing assets for their growing list of financial institution clients.

Sebastian recently graduated from Shawnee State University, with a Bachelors in Digital Simulation and Game Engineering Technology. Sebastian worked with Neural Payments as a software engineer, and, following his internship, was brought on to be a full team member.

ADEWOPO VICTOR ADEWALE

Victor pursued a Doctorate in Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati. He joined the Pay Theory team as a Data Science intern, where he was responsible for maximizing value of company data through collection, interpretation and analysis.

Joshua was a rising junior at the University of Cincinnati, studying Entrepreneurship with minors in Economics and Management. Working as the Marketing Development Intern at WiPROSPER, Joshua was responsible for analyzing industry trends, identifying funding opportunities, and social content creation and management.