First Capital Federal Credit Union holds its career exploration program!

YORK, PA (April 4, 2017) — On March 23, 2017, First Capital Federal Credit Union in conjunction with The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL), held a Career Exploration Day.  More than a dozen sophomores, juniors and seniors from area high schools came to First Capital’s headquarters for a look inside the financial industry.

We began the day at 9:00 a.m. with an introduction and tour of First Capital.  Students had the opportunity to meet with various staff who help make the credit union run.  From IT to Accounting, the students learned how every position works together to contribute to the Credit Union’s success.  After the tour, students heard from a career panel.  The individuals on the panel talked about their career path and how they got to where they are today.  Then, our team discussed the differences between banks and credit unions and students played an interactive game, “Who wants to be a First Capital member.”

After a break for lunch, we discussed budgeting and students took part in a budgeting activity.  To end the day, we played a jeopardy-like game that quizzed them on everything they learned during the day-long session.  The day wrapped up around 2:00 p.m.

The Career Panel shares with students about their education and career path. (Kevin Linden, Jeremy Ackerley, Jenna Reachard)

York County Students tour the First Capital West York branch to learn more about job opportunities within the financial industry.

About First Capital Federal Credit Union

First Capital Federal Credit Union is a $310 million asset-size, credit union with more than 21,000 members based in York, PA. Founded in 1954 as S. Morgan Smith Credit Union, First Capital has merged and grown, and continues to work closely with 700 companies and organizations throughout York County and across the country.

About The York County Alliance for Learning

The York County Alliance for Learning is a non-profit organization that works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based learning to York County students. YCAL is a non-profit organization under the 501(c)(3) regulations. YCAL is supported in part by corporate donations; any investment is tax exempt. YCAL is an approved Education Improvement Organization under the Education Improvement Tax Credit Program. For more information, please visit


Tara Houser
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
First Capital FCU
1601 Kenneth Road
York, PA 17404-0746
(717) 767-5551 ext. 1106
(717) 991-0538

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