Latino/Latina

Affinity Resources:

  • ASPIRA Association: The ASPIRA Association promotes the empowerment of the Puerto Rican and Latino community by developing and nurturing the leadership, intellectual, and cultural potential of its youth so that they may contribute their skills and dedication to the fullest development of the Puerto Rican and Latino community everywhere.
  • Career Access Resource Library (CARL): The CARL system is designed to help you access career-related links and resources useful for career exploration as well as graduate school, internship, and fellowship searches. A great feature of CARL is that users can build a bibliography of relevant links and receive the bibliography via email.
  • Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA): The Hispanic Public Relations Association’s mission is to advance the practice of Hispanic public relations as a marketing discipline; to serve as the voice for professionals working in the Hispanic communications field nationwide; to empower its members through support, resources and education; and to offer guidance and assistance to students pursuing careers in the field.
  • Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE): The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. Through professional development, resources and networks, and by facilitating access to meaningful career opportunities, HACE helps Latinos succeed in every phase of their careers. With a network of over 52,000 members across the country, HACE works with employers to remain competitive in an increasingly dynamic economy by helping them attract, develop and retain Latino and diverse professionals.
  • Latin Business Association (LBA): The LBA serves as the unifying voice for Latin businesses, advocating for opportunities that set business owners at a higher class of competitiveness. It is committed to the success of its members, partners and supporters by providing high-quality events, innovative programs and services and useful and tangible resources that enhance business growth.
  • National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP): With 20,000+ members, the National Society for Hispanic Professionals is the top US networking association for Hispanic professionals. It’s free to join, so connect with new people who share your interests and find out more about diversity job fairs happening in your area.
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE): The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. The concept of Networking was the key basis for the organization.
    • USC’s Chapter of SHPE: SHPE-USC strives to provide an infrastructure which emphasizes chapter development, community outreach, leadership development, professional development, and academic integrity. SHPE members function as role models within the classroom, the USC community, and their own communities across the globe. Their goal is to motivate and inspire future generations by tackling the challenges faced by under-represented Latinos/as in STEM fields.