NSHMBA has added the following universities to its University Partnership Program roster:

* University of Pittsburgh

* Ohio State University

* Chapman University

* University of San Francisco

* Rollins College

* University of New Mexico

The University Partnership Program helps Hispanic students pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in business by working with some 33 college partners to look at outstanding Hispanic student applications. In addition, the program has awarded more than $1.3 million in financial assistance for MBAs. For more information:


October 16, 2008

Navigating today’s job market can be a daunting task for new and recent grads. LOFT (Latinos on Fast Track) can help direct you to great paid internships and job opportunities through our network of corporate and foundation sponsors. LOFT partners with some of the biggest names in the public and private sector like MTV Networks, Fannie Mae, Abercrombie & Fitch, the Home Builder’s Institute, Home Depot and JP Morgan Chase. They systematically identify and propel emerging Latino professionals into industry specific jobs and stay in touch every step of the way, providing essential training and preparation through tutorials, workshops and educational materials–making sure you’re ready before you begin. LOFT even keeps up with you during your experience to see how you’re doing and distribute a LOFT Newsletter to keep you plugged in to other exclusive opportunities. LOFT’s goal is to advance the presence of Latino management in America’s workforce–not only in an effort to prepare young Latino leaders like you for future success, but also to galvanize a powerful cultural impact in a professional world ripe for Latino leadership. Here are some of the great benefits:
  • Free Lifetime Membership
  • Paid Internship Opportunities
  • Job Placement Opportunities
  • Interview and Business Etiquette Training
  • Professional Networking
  • Informative Newsletters

Minority Access Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has several programs and services that may be helpful to you. They will help you get into Biomedical fields through scholarships or internships or coaching; they offer internships to a variety of both public and private sector orgnaizations; recognize minority role models; and hold an annual conference. Take a look: