HACU: Emerging Leaders' Summit

Application Deadline: March 26, 2023

This upcoming regional Emerging Leaders' Summit co-hosted with San Jose State University will focus on HACU-member schools within the California Bay Area. Competitive students will be selected to participate in a face-to-face summit with leadership and career preparation workshops and panels. Students will be able to engage with HACU's partners that are recruiting for employment opportunities at this event. Two lucky participants will win a raffle to participate in the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute (Student Track) during HACU's 37th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL in October 28-30, 2023.

Time & Location

  • Monday April 3, 2023
  • San Jose State University (Student Union Building)
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Breakfast and lunch will be provided.)

Summit Objectives

  • Engage and learn about career insights with industry professionals.
  • Receive complimentary breakfast and lunch.
  • Gain tips on networking and securing internship opportunities.
  • Enhance your resume, interviewing, and networking skills.
  • Meet and establish a network with other diverse talent in the local region.

Program Eligibility

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA, 3.0 preferred.
  • College and university students enrolled at a HACU-member institution within a 60-90 mile radius of the host institution. (See list online).
  • All majors encouraged to apply.

*Tip: Resumes play a significant role in the selection process and outcomes from the objectives. It is strongly encouraged to have your resume reviewed by your institution's available resources such as Career Services or Writing Centers. Applicants are welcome to download one of the following templates below.  



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For any questions related to the Emerging Leaders' Summit at SJSU, please e-mail CHNIP@hacu.net