Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Interns
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) is considered a model program for both student development and outreach to the Hispanic community by providing a comprehensive range of services to students, and federal agencies. The objectives of the program are:
All applicants to HNIP must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, receive one letter of recommendation from an advisor or professor, and be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student.
HNIP interns are employees of HACU. The interns are placed in Federal agencies that participate through a contractual or cooperative agreement with HACU. Although HNIP interns are employees of HACU, they must comply with the work schedule of the participating agency. Interns are not paid overtime.
In the application process, we must provide detailed job descriptions. Moreover, the internship assignment should be a quality professional developmental experience that will enable students to make more educated career choices. Most interns perform some administrative duties. However, HACU requests that the majority of intern time be devoted to substantive work that will enhance the students' skills in their area of study. Overall, the internship assignment should complement the intern's academic background and/or career interests.
If you are interested in hiring a HACU student for summer employment please contact Michele Satchell. Email: Michele.Satchell@usmint.treas.gov