Discover a Future in Finance

The Future in Finance programme

A career in financial services is so much more than working in a bank or wearing a suit every day. There are opportunities for everyone, no matter your background or interests.

The Future in Finance programme aims to help you explore careers you didn't know existed. Some of the most important areas in the industry right now include:

  • artificial intelligence
  • cyber security
  • data analytics
  • software development

Invest in your future by getting involved!

Why consider a career in financial services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Financial services is a global industry that has a big impact on the way the world works. It could help you: 

  • discover diverse careers for people from all backgrounds and abilities 
  • see the world with opportunities that'll take you from Scotland to Singapore 
  • tackle climate challenges and build a more sustainable economy 
  • gain and develop digital skills that'll boost your career  

How the Future in Finance programme can benefit you

By taking part in the programme you’ll:  

  • get inspired about careers that might be right for you     
  • challenge assumptions about the industry by hearing from people working in it 
  • gain experience and insight into the world of work 
  • build new skills 
  • take the first steps to a career in financial services 
  • strengthen your CV or job application  

How to get involved


Check out our financial services industry page to learn more about the Future in Finance programme.


Register for a FIF expert-led session through Marketplace

Parents and carers

Our financial services industry page has more information about career options. 

More information

Contact or go to Scottish Financial Enterprise if you're looking for further guidance.