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Gesa in the Community —

High School Credit Union Program

Real life financial experience for high school students

Since 2000, Gesa’s High School Credit Union Program has provided hands-on, real life financial industry experience for high school students. Currently located in fourteen high schools across Washington, the student-run Campus Branches open during lunch periods and enable the school’s student body and staff to access their accounts or perform basic account transactions in a realistic credit union atmosphere.

Depending on the high school’s curriculum, the branch is operated through the Accounting, Financial Services, or DECA programs. Teachers from each school guide the students in class throughout the year with the support of their Campus Branch Managers and Gesa’s Education Team.

Student Teller
Student setting up account

Student internships - at their school, and at Gesa.

Gesa hires one student intern at each school to serve as their school’s Campus Branch Manager. The Campus Branch Managers supervise the students during daily operation of the Campus Branch, with the teacher’s support. Student Interns also serve as Tellers within their home Gesa Branch, receiving both managerial and financial industry experience during their internship.

Schools that currently host a High School Branch

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Seminars

We offer free financial literacy materials and workshops to high schools, colleges, clubs, businesses, and other groups.

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Local Heroes

The Local Heroes Grants Program awards funds to eligible organizations that support Local Heroes in regions where Gesa is active.

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People helping people.

Gesa credit union is committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve.

Affinity Partner Cards

Affinity debit cards give back to your community when you swipe.

We're in the business of growing yours.

We have the accounts, products, and services to help you and your small business succeed.

Business owner

Business Visa:
A low-rate card made for business owners.

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Banking made for you.

With best-in-class rates and a variety of everyday banking products, Gesa has the right account, card, or loan for you.

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Up to 5.00% APY
On select checking accounts!

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Notes & Fees Glossary

 Disclaimer
*APY* APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates, terms, and fees are subject to change. APY is accurate as of the first day of the month – the last dividend declaration date.
SmartPlus Checking*To earn the higher rate, you must:
  1. Enroll in eStatements
  2. Make a monthly direct deposit of over $200
  3. Complete 15 debit card transactions
  4. Provide and maintain a valid email address
  5. Limit one account per member
For any month where the account does not meet the qualification requirements, the account will earn a lower rate. Minimum balance of $5 needed to open.Qualifying account balances meet minimum requirements. APY subject to change monthly. Rate may change after the account is opened. The qualifying period begins with the first day of the calendar month and ends on the last day of the calendar month at 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. No monthly fees and no minimum balance required to maintain account. Minimum opening deposit of $5. Fees could reduce earnings. Limit of one specialty checking account (Smart Plus Checking) per member.

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