Hispanic & Latin@ Students

Congressional Intern Program- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Amare Osei – November 9th, 2017

The CHCI Congressional Leadership Program in Washington D.C. offers Latinx undergraduates with the opportunity to gain work experience, learn leadership and professional skills, and build a lasting professional network with Hispanic leaders in government, fortune 500 companies, and NGOs dedicated to progressing the latinx community.

Interns should have superior analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, and should be committed to public service.

Apply to the Latinx Leadership Institute (LLI) program

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 29th, 2017

The Latinx Leadership Institute serves as a leadership development program to empower Hispanic/Latinx students in maximizing opportunities at UVA and beyond. By joining this organization as a participant, you will enhance your professional skills, learn about the complexities of the Hispanic/Latinx culture, and learn how to use your leadership potential to create action. Third year undergraduate Hector Quijano is serving as the Latinx Leadership Institute’s first Executive Director. The six-week program will launch this upcoming spring. 

LSAC's Discover Law Day & Pre-Law Pipeline Program

Melvin Walker – October 24th, 2017

LSAC's Discover Law Day 

The University of Houston Law Center will be hosting its Discover Law Day open to all racially and ethnically diverse students in their first two years of college. LSAC's Discover Law Day is designed to introduce students to law school, the legal profession and the benefits of DiscoverLaw.org. It is free of charge to attend. The intenerary is as follows: 

Friday, November 17, 2017

University of Houston Law Center

Check out the Diversi-TEA Career Conversations Series!

Jasmine Jackson – October 12th, 2017

Diversi-Tea Career Conversations is a series of informal chats with alumni and friends of the university around topics including: personal identity and career exploration, navigating recruitment and applications, and building community through mentors and networks.

Coming up:

Wednesday, 10/18, 4 pm, Multicultural Student Center - Diversi-TEA Career Conversations: Peace Corp Alum, Michael Swanberg

VA State Bar Young Lawyers Conference - Hampton Roads Minority Pre-Law Conference - 10/14

Melvin Walker – October 3rd, 2017

William and Mary Law School
Saturday, 10/14
9:00 AM

The conference will give you an insider's perspective to all aspects of law school and career opportunities in the legal profession. Learn more about:

  • Whether law school is right for you
  • Applying to law school
  • Paying for law school

The conference will include a mock law school class and presentations by current law school students, distinguished attorneys, law school professors, and law school admissions counselors.

Fall 2017 Hampton Roads Minority Pre-Law Conference

Melvin Walker – September 28th, 2017

The conference will give you an insider’s perspective to all aspects of law school and career opportunities in the legal profession. You will gain insight on many things including: whether law school is the right choice for you, applying to law school, and paying for law school.

Location: William & Mary Law School

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Latinx Student Alliance

Kaitlyn Diaz – September 26th, 2017

Want to learn how to get involved with the Latinx community while achieving personal career development? The Latinx Student Alliance (LSA) is the representative voice of the Hispanic/Latinx community on grounds, and is the umbrella organization for other Latinx organizations. LSA is made up of the following 5 committees: Cultura, Advocacy, Community Outreach, First Year and Admissions, and Social. Raquel Talbott is a fourth year currently serving as President of LSA. Read on to learn how LSA helped Raquel grow during her journey here at UVA.

Second-Year Finance Opportunities

Anchita Khullar – September 11th, 2017

Finding opportunities to enter the finance field as a second year can sometimes be challenging. That’s why we created a list of some programs targeted specifically for underclassmen based on students' backgrounds! Participating in one of these programs is an excellent way to gauge your interest in different finance careers, get to know the ins and outs of some top firms, and create connections to find future internships. Check them out below: