LATINO STUDENT PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Joining a Latino Professional Organization gives you the opportunity to learn more about your career path as well as internships and mentorship opportunities. Most organizations have services tailored for undergraduate and graduate students. It is an important network of information and contacts in your chosen field. Join a whole new community of support that will help you to realize your academic and professional dreams.
Established in 1972, ALPFA is the oldest national Latino Professional Association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for CPAs, accountants, finance and related professionals and students while expanding Latino leadership in the global workface. For more info, email email@example.com.
The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) is a national non-profit organization based in Chicago and dedicated to supporting and developing Latinos at all stages of the career continuum, from high school to college and on to the professional years. We seek to create increasing numbers of successful Latino professionals and leaders and connect them with opportunities leading to fulfilling careers. We provide students with individual, group career and leadership coaching, as well as access to networking opportunities, internships and scholarships.
Latinos in Higher Education develops strong relationships with leading organizations that share our commitment to increasing the Latino representation of faculty and staff within colleges and universities. We also look to partner with organizations that offer professional development, research grants, fellowships, scholarships, conferences, political call for action and other issues impacting Latinos in higher education.
LMSA was founded to increase the number of Latinos and other underrepresented students in medical schools throughout the country. It is our belief that allowing a diverse array of students into medical school will ensure that all sectors of society receive quality access to healthcare. Through our outreach and community service efforts, we continue to inspire hundreds of students to become culturally competent physicians who are determined to serve all sectors of society. With these thoughts in mind, we continue to work towards strengthening our efforts in developing future physician leaders who will continue to open the doors of opportunity.
This organization is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists.
NHBA is dedicated to helping Hispanic undergraduate business students develop the real-world skills and relationships needed to launch successful professional careers through its network of 41 Chapters at colleges and universities across the country.
NLLSA is a not for profit corporation for Latino/a Law student voices founded on principles of social, ethic, racial, gender and sexual equality and focused on advancing Latino/a academic success and commitment to community service.
This organization has the following mission:
To unify all Latino medical students into one organization; provide a voice for underrepresented medical students; actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels; educate medical students on Latino health issues; advocate for the rights of Latinos in health care; provide leadership opportunities for Latinos; and promote volunteerism in the Latino community
An organization whose purpose is to empower Hispanic Professionals through networking & leadership opportunities and to provide information on education, careers and entrepreneurship.
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc. (SHPE)
The largest Hispanic engineering organization, SHPE is committed to increasing opportunities and recognition for Hispanics in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields by ensuring the success of its student members and professionals. SHPE has created national programs for leadership training to develop organizational and community leaders, educational programs that extend throughout the pre-college to Ph.D. pathway and professional development initiatives that include its national conference and career fair, which allows corporations, government agencies and universities the opportunity to host presentations and recruit SHPE members.
SHPE enjoys a strong but independent network of professional and college student chapters throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Information about Hispanic scholarships and educational programs can be found at www.ahetems.org or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.