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 Begin Your Future Here

Pictured: Summer 2014 Interns, HNIP Staff, & Federal Agency Liaisons

Bienvenido and welcome! Our program's mantra is "Opening Doors of Opportunity, Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad" because we believe that HNIP can be the formative experience by which you can grow both personally and professionally.  Federal agencies and corporations partner with us because year after year HNIP recruits some of the brightest and most talented students from across the country.  Join the more than 11,000 program alumni who have benefited from the exposure to industry, professional development, and mentoring and networking opportunities. Please use the tabs at left to learn more about our program and to submit your online application.

Recruitment Schedule 

HACU staff visit many schools across the country to discuss our program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process. Please check this page for updates and additions to our recruitment schedule.  We also post recruitment visits on our social media pages.  Please our Facebook page or to stay up to date on our outreach efforts.


Our Spring 2018 Recruitment Schedule

Northern and Central Florida - January 29 through February 2

January 29 - University of North Florida

January 30 - Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University and Florida State University

January 31 - University of Florida STEM Career Fair

February 1 - University of South Florida STEM Career Fair

February 2 - University of Central Florida

Please contact Elise Mercier ( for questions regarding these visits. 

 Arizona- February 5 through February 9

February 5 and 6- Arizona State University

February 7- University of Arizona

February 8- Cochise College

February 9- University of Arizona South

Please contact Charnelle Huggins ( for question regarding these visits. 


Colorado- February 12 through February 16

Feb. 12- University of Colorado, Denver - Table in Tivoli Student Union (10AM-2PM)

Feb. 12 - Colorado School of Mines - SWE Networking (6PM-8PM)

Feb. 13- Colorado School of Mines- Career Fair (9AM-2:30PM)

Feb. 13 - Colorado  State University, Fort Collins  - Career Fair (10AM-3PM)

Feb. 14- Metropolitan State University - Info Session @ Student Success Building, Room 111 (12:30-2)

February 15- University of Northern Colorado - Career Fair (1PM-4PM)

February 16- Colorado State University - Info Session @ Lory Student Center (11AM-12PM)

Please contact Franchesca Rybar ( for questions regarding these visits.

Illinois- February 12 through February 16

February 12- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 

February 13- University of Illinois at Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University 

February 14- DePaul University and Northwestern University 

February 15- USHLI Conference 

February 16- USHLI Conference 

Please contact Fabiola Yanez ( for questions regarding these visits.


Oklahoma/Northern Texas- February 26 through March 2

Monday, February 26, 2018

University of Texas Arlington

Time: 10AM-2PM 

Location: College of Engineering, Nedderman Hall Building Atrium


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

University of Central Oklahoma

Time: 12pm

Location: Nigh University Center, Room 320C (NUC 320C)


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Oklahoma State University

Time: 9:00am-4:30pm

Location: OSU Career Fair


Thursday, March 1, 2018

Oklahoma Panhandle State Universrity

Time: 12:15pm

Location: Hefliey 101


Friday, March 2, 2018

West A&M Texas University

Time: 10am

Location: Classroom Center Suite 113

Please contact Arely Navarrete ( for questions regarding these visits. 

California - Los Angeles Area

March 5 - 9

California State University, Bakersfield

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

California State University, Los Angeles

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Northridge

California State University, Channel Islands

California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Long Beach

 Please contact Noel Guerrero ( for questions regarding these visits.


Please check back, as we will be updating our Spring 2018 recruitment schedule!


Recruitment Materials

We are grateful to all former program participants who have shared the great news about HNIP.  We ask that you continue to spread the word.  Our program is only as good as the quality of the students that apply.  Our sponsoring agencies and supervisors demand talented, motivated, and high-achieving students who are willing to take on whatever challenge is presented to them.  Please send and resend our recruitment flyer to fellow students and friends that you feel would be up for the challenge and would benefit from this amazing opportunity.  We thank you in advance for all your outreach efforts.

Main Phone Number (202) 467-0893