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HACU National Internship Program / Students 

 Begin Your Future Here

Pictured: Summer 2014 Interns, HNIP Staff, & Federal Agency Liaisons

Bienvenido and welcome! Our program's mantra is "Opening Doors of Opportunity, Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad" because we believe that HNIP can be the formative experience by which you can grow both personally and professionally.  Federal agencies and corporations partner with us because year after year HNIP recruits some of the brightest and most talented students from across the country.  Join the more than 10,000 program alumni who have benefited from the exposure to industry, professional development, and mentoring and networking opportunities. Please use the tabs at left to learn more about our program and to submit your online application.

Recruitment Schedule 

HACU staff visit many schools across the country to discuss our program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process. Please check this page for updates and additions to our recruitment schedule.  We also post recruitment visits on our social media pages.  Please our Facebook page or to stay up to date on our outreach efforts.


9/26/2016 - 9/30/2016 -- Michigan Recruitment 

9/26/2016 - 9/30/2016 -- Denver, Colorado: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

9/30/2016 -- Washington, D.C.: American University Internship Fair 


10/3/2016 -- Santa Barbara, California: Information Session at University of California, Santa Barbara

10/4/2016 -- Ventura, California: Information Sessions at Ventura College

10/5/2016 -- Pomona, California: Information Sessions at Cal Poly Tech, Pomona

10/6/2016-10/8/2016 -- Anaheim, California: 28th HENAAC STEM Career Conference

10/7/2016 - 10/9/2016 -- San Antonio, Texas: HACU Annual Conference

10/11/2016-10/12/2016 -- San Diego, California Recruitment

10/13/2016 - 10/15/2015 -- Long Beach, California: SACNAS Conference

10/17/2016 - Information Session at Rutgers-Newark

10/17/2016 - Information Session at Lehman College

10/18/2016 - Career Fair at William Paterson University

10/19/2016 - Information Session at New Jersey City University

10/19/2016 - Information Session at Baruch College

10/20/2016 - Information Session at Bronx Community College

10/20/2016 - Career Fair at Mary Mount Manhattan College

10/21/2016 - Information Session and Career Fair at Brooklyn College

10/21/2016 - Career Fair at Hostos Community College

10/21/2016 -- College Park, Maryland: UMD GIS Career Fair

10/24/2016 - 10/27/2016 -- Dallas/Ft. Worth Recruitment

10/28/2016- 10/30/2016 -- Grapevine,Texas: Latinos in Agriculture Conference


11/2/2016 - 11/5/2016 -- Seattle, Washington: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers SHPE Conference 

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We are grateful to all former program participants who have shared the great news about HNIP.  We ask that you continue to spread the word.  Our program is only as good as the quality of the students that apply.  Our sponsoring agencies and supervisors demand talented, motivated, and high-achieving students who are willing to take on whatever challenge is presented to them.  Please send and resend our recruitment flyer to fellow students and friends that you feel would be up for the challenge and would benefit from this amazing opportunity.  We thank you in advance for all your outreach efforts.