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Updated Oct. 30, 2014

NJ Revilla-Garcia

College students to participate in HACU Latino STEM Summit at The University of Texas at Arlington

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will host a free summit focused on preparing Latino students for corporate internships and jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

The HACU STEM Summit will take place on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) on October 31, 2014, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the E.H. Hereford University Center. Registration is open until all seats are filled. For eligibility and registration, click here.

HACU STEM Summit will offer participants the opportunity to meet with STEM professionals and corporate representatives. Students will have opportunities to learn more about career fields and meet with academics in STEM fields, as well as corporate recruiters.

General Motors, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, USDA, and General Electric are among the workshop presenters. Students will also receive information about the application process for corporate internships under the HACU National Internship Program. To view the agenda, click here

Approximately 75-100 students majoring in the STEM fields (computer science, information technology, management information systems, chemistry, geosciences, life sciences, physics, astronomy, etc.) are among those expected to participate in the summit.

Students from the following institutions are among those registered for this event: 

    • Brookhaven College
    • Cedar Valley College
    • Mountain View College
    • North Lake College
    • Richland College
    • Southern Methodist University
    • Tarrant County College
    • Texas A&M University Commerce
    • Texas Woman University
    • The University of Texas at Arlington
    • The University of Texas at Dallas
    • University of North Texas in Denton

The HACU STEM Summit for the Dallas/Fort Worth area students is being offered in partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington, The Center for Mexican American Studies & Office of the Provost.

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Nation’s leading Hispanic higher education organization, UT Arlington to host Latino STEM summit (source: UTA)