ASTRI FinTech Future Leader Academy 2024

Job Description

FinTech Future Leader Academy 2024

FinTech Future Leader Academy 2024

The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: Communications Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Trust Technologies, Advanced Electronic Components and Systems, IoT Sensing and AI Technologies, and Innovative Mind.

It is applied across six core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, New Industrialisation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, Application Specific Integrated Circuits, and Metaverse.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions.

To date, ASTRI has transferred almost 1400 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 1000 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.


Job Responsibilities

Programme Details

The FinTech Future Leader Academy by ASTRI is an 8-week comprehensive internship programme between June and August 2024, with supports from ASTRI’s FinTech team. Through this programme, you will learn the principles of FinTech, get hands-on experience in handling real-world FinTech projects, and gain exposure to some major FinTech services institutions in Hong Kong. Also, the programme offers:
  • On-the-job training and assignments with ASTRI’s FinTech team
  • Experience of participating in FinTech projects
  • Field visits to a variety of prestigious financial and technology services companies
  • Mentoring support and guidance from ASTRI


  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students majoring in STEM-disciplines (i.e. Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), or Business & Finance
  • Aspiring to be tech-enablers for the financial services industry
  • Able to create innovative solutions from the applied technology point of view
  • Creative, open-minded, visionary, and interested in FinTech
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


Application is open between 1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024 on a rolling basis

Please submit your application via Application Form on or before 31 January 2024Kindly indicate your academic background and work experience. We will only notify the shortlisted candidates for online interview. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until all vacancies are filled.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any enquiries. ASTRI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We will only use the personal data provided by applicants exclusively for recruitment only.