375 Kneeland Ave Yonkers NY United States 10704
The Academy of Finance is a specialized high school program that prepares students for careers in the financial services industry through coursework and on -the- job experience. As the financial services industry continues to grow, many firms face an overwhelming need for more qualified employees. The Academy of Finance at Lincoln High School in partnership with the with the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, is working to fill local employment needs by preparing students for careers in the financial services industry. Developed in 1982 by American Express and the New York Public Schools, the program was initiated in Yonkers in 1989. Academy students complete a four year curriculum, which includes courses in: Computer Technology Word Processing/Spread Sheets/ DataBase/Power Point Presentations/ Web Page Design/Electronic Portfolios/ Accelerated Accounting Economics Financial Planning Banking and Credit Public Speaking College Electives In addition, students learn dress codes, office etiquette, resume preparation, and how to interview for a job.