September 8, 2020

Chris de Hoyos 

HACU National Internship Program welcomes fall interns with virtual orientation

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program welcomed more than 70 of its 2020 fall interns with a virtual orientation on Sept. 3, 2020, for college students serving virtual internships. All fall HNIP internships are being held remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A welcome was given by HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores, followed by remarks by the HNIP staff regarding the internship program. Three program alumni also addressed the interns and discussed their internship experiences.

The following agencies in the Washington, D.C., metro area and field offices throughout the country are among those providing these virtual internship opportunities to students:

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Library of Congress
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agriculture Resource Service
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Service

Over 100 students will be participating in these internships for the next 15 weeks, as part of HACU’s National Internship Program. College students from the following institutions are among those participating in fall internship session. Click here for a full list of interns.

American University

Arizona State University, Downtown Phoenix
Auburn University
Barry University
Boston College
Bowie State University
Broward College
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Northridge
California State University, Stanislaus
Chicago State University
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Colorado State University–Pueblo
Contra Costa College
Delta State University
East Mississippi Community College
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
George Mason University, Fairfax
George Washington University
Gettysburg College
Grambling State University
Marymount University
McDaniel College
Michigan State University
Mississippi Valley State University
New Jersey City University
New Mexico State University
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico
San Diego State University
Santa Monica College
St. Edward's University
St. Philip's College
State University of New York College at Geneseo
Texas A&M International University
Texas A&M University
The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Towson University
Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Carolina
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Houston System
University of Maryland Global Campus
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
University of South Florida
University of the District of Columbia Community College
University of Wisconsin-Madison
York College, CUNY

HACU is accepting applications for the spring internship session of Jan. 7 - April 23, 2021. The application deadline for the spring session is Oct. 30, 2020. Information about eligibility and online application is available here.