National FinTech Talent Programme kicks off
Bahrain FinTech Bay’s National FinTech Talent Programme (FTP) has officially kicked off with its first batch of 25 Bahraini candidates. The first cohort will be part of a specialized roadmap, that will offer unique opportunities to develop their professional skills and gain insightful experience in the latest FinTech trends and technologies on a global scale.
The programme started accepting applications in early January, and a successful batch of 50 high-caliber candidates progressed to an exclusive career fair exposing them to over 15 employers, including speed networking as well as breakout sessions at the event.
Following the candidate’s performance at the FinTech and Innovation Career Fair, 25 candidates have been placed within FinTech and innovation related internship roles for a period of six months.
Accepted candidates will start their journey by being part of a six-month internship in innovation/digitalization and FinTech roles, receiving mentorship from global partners of Bahrain FinTech Bay, and will complete training on FinTech verticals focusing on blockchain and artificial intelligence run by SettleMint, Blockchain Academy Global and TAIGER AI Academy.
In parallel to their internships, candidates are enrolled in a three-month a professional development course in FinTech delivered by Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.