December 15, 2022

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HACU National Internship Program bids farewell to fall interns with virtual ceremony

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities bid farewell to its 2022 fall interns with a virtual ceremony on Dec. 15, 2022. The participants were undergraduate and graduate students who served internships with federal agencies across the country, as part of the HACU National Internship Program.

HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores gave the welcome and congratulated the interns, followed by HNIP staff who gave some remarks about the internship program. HNIP alumna Sylvia Staples, national resource assistants program manager for the Washington Office of the USDA Forest Service, spoke about her internship experience.

Over 100 students participated in these internships for a total of 15 weeks, as part of HACU’s National Internship Program. The following agencies in the Washington, D.C., metro area and field offices throughout the country provided the internships opportunities:

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)
  • Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM)
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • U.S. Forest Service (FS)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
  • Department of Treasury (DOTR)
  • Library of Congress (LOC)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
  • Small Business Administration
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

HACU is accepting applications for the 2023 summer internship session. Internship dates are June 5- Aug. 12, 2023. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 28, 2023. Information about eligibility and online application is available here.