Miami students participate in South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union’s Summer Internship Program
MIAMI, FL (August 5, 2015) — South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (SFEFCU) hosted 15 high school seniors from several Miami Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) as part of its Summer Internship Program. Students from Career and Technical Education Programs were selected to work in the Credit Union’s headquarters and branches.
The Summer Internship Program provides interns a real-life working experience. Students work for five weeks in Accounting, Branch and Lobby Services, Human Resources, Marketing and Information Technology departments. As part of the program students perform departmental tasks and also complete weekly assignments related to skills learned on the job.
Since 2007, the South Florida Educational FCU has hosted over 100 high school interns, and served as a launching pad for their careers. “We are proud to work with M-DCPS and shaping the lives of our interns,” expressed Michael DiBenedetto, Credit Union President and CEO.
2015 Credit Union Summer Interns
Jonathan Lopera – G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School
Ahlia Dunn – Coral Reef Senior High School
Alejandro Alonso – G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School
Brandon Lacayo – Southwest Miami Senior High School
Brian Reyes – Coral Reef Senior High School
Carschana Laporte – Miami Jackson Senior High School
Daniel Weiland – Coral Reef Senior High School
Ismael Peña – Southwest Miami Senior High School
Lauren Montero – Southwest Miami Senior High School
Magyanis Ruiz – G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School
Michidael Ceard – North Miami Beach Senior High School
Nicole Regalado – Coral Reef Senior High School
Severiano Fernandez – Coral Reef Senior High School
Sheyla Cruz – Southwest Miami Senior High School
Somarys Alcantara -Miami Lakes Educational Center
About Educational Federal Credit Union (EdFed)
Educational Federal Credit Union (EdFed) is the largest credit union headquartered in Miami-Dade County and has proudly supported and served educators, students and the families of Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 1935 and Miami Dade College since 1960. Within the past several years, EdFed has added several educational institutions into their field of membership, including Florida Memorial University. EdFed is committed to increasing educational opportunities for Miami Dade County students and has awarded more than $4 million in scholarships. For more information, please call 855-2EDFED8 or visit www.edfed.org.