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September 17, 2019

Chris de Hoyos

HACU hosts Emerging Leaders Summit event at Concordia University Texas


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is hosting an Emerging Leaders Summit focused on preparing students for internships and career opportunities in various fields. The event brings together over 100 local students from 18 colleges and universities with professionals and corporate representatives for a one-day event on Sept. 17, 2019, at Concordia University Texas in Austin, Texas.

Opening remarks will be given by Kristi Kirk, executive vice president and provost of Concordia University Texas. Students participating represent the following majors: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), finance, accounting, business, communications and marketing.

Workshop topics will focus on career preparation, interviewing skills, and securing internship opportunities. The agenda sessions include: “Beyond Hollywood: Get the Real Perspective on Cool Opportunities in the Central Intelligence Agency,” “The Power of Storytelling – Strategies to Leverage your Experience and Join Team USDA,” and “2020 Vision: The Power of Your Professional Identity.”

Information about the HACU National Internship Program will also be provided to participants. Representatives from the following corporations will be present to meet with students during the Employer Resource Fair: Cintas Inc.; Google; NetApp; United States Department of Agriculture; Deloitte; CIA; and Fannie Mae: Future Housing Leaders.

Students from the following institutions are among the participants. Click here for a list of students.

  • Austin Community College
  • Concordia University Texas
  • Huston Tillotson University
  • Northeast Lakeview College
  • Northwest Vista College
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Palo Alto College
  • San Antonio College
  • St. Edward's University
  • St. Mary's University
  • St. Philip's College
  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio
  • Texas Lutheran University
  • Texas State University
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
  • The University of the Incarnate Word
  • University of Houston