Jobs & Internships

HACU National Internship Program (HNIP)

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking applicants for the 2020 HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). This program offers students the opportunity to receive valuable work experience through paid internships at federal agencies and private corporations nationwide. Since 1992, HACU has coordinated more than 13,000 internship placements for students throughout the country.

The deadline for the spring 2020 session is October 25, 2019. There is no cost to apply.

HACU matches a student’s career interests, educational background, and previous work or volunteer experience with the needs and demands of our federal and corporate partners. Students receive paid round-trip airfare, housing arrangement assistance, emergency medical insurance, and a biweekly stipend.  Most students attend an intern orientation in Washington, D.C. Throughout the internship, students also participate in professional development workshops, networking events, and cultural activities.

Please encourage students from your institution to take advantage of this unique professional and learning opportunity. The following is a link to the HNIP flyer: 2019 HNIP Flyer.  We appreciate your help in publicizing this information throughout your campus. Students can apply online at For questions regarding federal internships, please contact our Washington, D.C. office at 202-467-0893 or email For corporate internship inquiries, please contact our San Antonio office at 210-692-3805 or email

HACU is committed to providing your students with an opportunity to develop personally and professionally. Thank you for helping HACU pursue its mission of Championing Hispanic Success in Higher Education.

Posted: 8/28/19

Converge Incubator Summer Program

The Converge Incubator is an 8-week program for undergraduates seeking a dedicated focus on entrepreneurship.

The experience includes up to 20 hours per week of programming and requires participation in designated core elements of the Summer Research Program, including orientation and a capstone presentation at the Summer Research Conference in August.

All participants receive access to resources and multifaceted mentorship through The Basement and a $2,500 stipend. The program is part of the Summer Research Program and is open to all majors.