Our LEAD programme

What is LEAD?

LEAD is a pathway for high-performing Caymanian students to learn about the Cayman lslands financial services industry and the careers available.

LEAD provides mentorship and exposure to what it’s really like to work in financial services. The programme helps students develop new contacts and earn a stipend over the summer.

Programme Benefits

A pathway for up to 50 high-performing Caymanian students

Provides mentorship and exposure for students

Produces confident and productive students

Creates contacts for students

How LEAD works

Facilitated Workshops – Workshops will take place at select locations and focus on the financial services industry and the careers available. The eight, one hour workshops run from May 1st – June 30th.

Mentoring/Coaching – Each student will be matched up with a mentor from a Cayman Finance member organization. These senior executives in the industry will meet with students one hour per week from May 1st – June 30th.

Work experience – Paid work experience opportunities will be identified, and students will have the opportunity to take part in a four week paid placement between July 1st and August 31st.

Eligibility – CIG dual-enrollment finishing first year A levels or UCCI, or private school British system finishing first year A levels or American system finishing grade 11.

How to apply

Students must apply for the programme online and will need to provide proof of Caymanian status and health insurance coverage.

Application process will open on February 23, 2024.

The deadline for submission is March 15, 2024.