South Florida Educational Credit Union (SFEFCU) introduced its in-school branch program with the opening Barbara Goleman Senior High's Swamps Credit Union in 2010.
The Cavalier Credit Union (CCU) is the second in school bank in Miami Dade public schools.
The credit union gives select students the opportunity to learn basic banking skills in a safe environment with the accessibility of an on-site Credit Union Branch.
Selected students gain valuable real world internship experience serving as tellers, member service representatives and marketing staff.
The students are trained and supervised by the South Florida
Educational Credit Union (SFEFCU) staff.
The students are responsible for the opening of new accounts, conducting transactions, working with school officials to set hours of the operation and motivating their fellow students to save money.
The selected students receive honors class credit through the Career Experience Opportunity (CEO) Program.