May 3, 2024

Ceasar Escalante

HACU hosts Emerging Leaders event with San José State University

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities hosted an Emerging Leaders' Summit on May 3, 2024, on the campus of San José State University. The event brought together over 120 students from area colleges and universities to meet with professionals and corporate representatives to learn more about career opportunities, tips for resume writing, interviewing, and securing internships.

Opening remarks were given by Cynthia Teniente-Matson, Ed.D., SJSU president, and Mari Fuentes-Martin, Ed.D., SJSU interim vice president of student affairs.

Corporate partners that held career preparation workshops and panels included: CalTrans, Career Launch, Cintas, City of San José, Enterprise, Nordstrom, Pacific Postal Credit Union, PayPal, Rocketship Public Schools, Sherwin-Williams and USAID. The Summit concluded with closing remarks from Luis Sanchez, HACU student services manager.

Students from the following institutions were among the participants.

  • Berkeley City College
  • Cabrillo College
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • Cañada College Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
  • College of Marin
  • Contra Costa College
  • Dominican University of California
  • Gavilan College
  • Hartnell College
  • Laney College
  • Las Positas College
  • Mission College
  • Monterey Peninsula College
  • Palo Alto University
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • San Jose City College
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Skyline College
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of San Francisco