UAE financial centre Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has concluded its first summer internship programme designed to build a brighter and more stable financial future for the region’s youth.
Delivered in association with ADGM Academy (ADGMA), the programme provided participants with the opportunity to gain direct practical experience and knowledge in the field of finance.
ADGM and ADGMA teamed up to curate the eight-day intensive programme for interns aged between 14 and 18 years as part of a commitment to delivering financial education and literacy.
The programme included training sessions that focussed on educating the youth on financial literacy, financial products, financial decision-making, the crypto landscape and public speaking, as well as interactive workshops and practical learning.
Interns were rewarded with a graduation ceremony to celebrate their ‘hard work and dedication’.
According to ADGM, it is committed to providing holistic support to its youth in order to build an empowered generation.
It stated: “ADGM witnessed an elite group of youth actively excel in this programme, demonstrating a commitment to bettering themselves and contributing to the future of the UAE. This programme has set a valuable stone in the knowledge-based foundation that will align with the future job market requirements with the highest international standards.
“ADGM and ADGM Academy reaffirm their commitments to the future of our nation and are as always, dedicated to building a brighter and more stable financial future for our youth and the wider community.”