Intern Program

The FinTech Frontier Intern Program is designed to connect university students who are interested in fintech to full-time internships at one of the many local fintech startups in Cincinnati. These paid positions come at no expense to startups, as they are fully supported by FinTech Frontier partners Fifth Third Bancorp, Western & Southern Financial Group and JobsOhio.

In addition to gaining real world experience in the industry, FinTech Frontier hosts weekly programming for the interns to build connections across the entrepreneurial community.
The Fintechs
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.


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.