Students will create innovative banking solutions in UniCredit Bulbank’s My Bank of the Future 4.0

Young people are given the opportunity to work on a real-time project in a team mentored by the bank, along with free and highly professional trainings and a chance for an internship or a job;

Participation in the programme gives hands-on experience in business while still at university;

Applications for the programme – individual or in a team of around 5 students – are open online by February 29th.

UniCredit Bulbank opens the programme for student innovations My Bank of the Future 4.0. Applications are accepted online by February 29th, 2016 on the bank’s website www.unicreditbulbank.bg. Applications can be made individually or by teams, the optimal team being of around five students.

The programme is open to students from various universities enrolled in programmes such as finance, economics, business administration, marketing, IT, accounting, etc. Participation in the programme will provide the chance for gaining practical experience in business before graduation.

“The programme My Bank of the Future is an excellent chance for young people to see the business from the inside. We encourage them to think outside the box, to be creative and proactive. To grow as a person and to acquire new knowledge and skills”, commented Tsvetanka Mincheva, member of the Management Board of UniCredit Bulbank and Director of Retail Banking Division”.

The projects in which the participants in the fourth edition of “My Bank of the Future” will be involved are focused on finding innovative banking solutions, development of digital channels and other opportunities for use of modern-day technologies in service of the bank’s customers and employees.

Students may apply in teams formed by them of around 5 people or may be allocated to teams after approval. Work on the projects will start at the end of March and will continue for two months.

In “My Bank of the Future” students are given the opportunity to work on a real project in a team and with a mentor who is an established expert or manager with UniCredit Bulbank. In the course of the project they will upgrade their skills and their CVs with free of charge, highly professional trainings in project management and presentation skills. The best ones will be invited for an internship or even a job with the bank.

“My Bank of the Future gave us confidence to believe in our dreams and in our capacity”, shared Velizar Gutov, a participant and one of the winners in the first edition of “My Bank of the Future”. He already works as Online Services and Banking Development Expert with the Bank.

More information for media:

UniCredit Bulbank, Identity & Communications Department

Viktoria Blajeva, Phone: + 359 2 9264 993, wjlj/ebwjepwbAvojdsfejuhspvq/ch