From Intern to Software Engineer and Campus Tech Recruiter | PEAK6

Youmna Rabie joined PEAK6 in May 2020, right after graduating from Berkeley. And I do mean right after. She took her last exam and then boarded a plane for Chicago. A pandemic and work-from-home prevented her from being in the actual office as she’d expected, but it certainly hasn’t dampened her curiosity, her drive, or […]

When fintech talent is more diverse, everyone win(tern)s

For a motivated group of scholars from the Chicago-based nonprofit, the Greenwood Project, an extra-long winter break didn’t mean more time for streaming Netflix. As part of PEAK6’s commitment to Fintech in Action, the college “winterns” joined PEAK6 for its first-ever winternship—and also its first ever virtual winternship—which ran Dec. 7, 2020 to Jan. 15, […]

Want more women involved in fintech?

A scant 26% of computing-related jobs are held by women, according to BuiltIn. PEAK6 is dedicated to making change. In 2018, PEAK6 launched the Technology Experience for Women, an internship program designed to introduce women engineers to the fintech industry and set them up for success in it. We sat down with Luke Peeler, development […]