Connecting with organizations that can help you develop your leadership skills is key to your success in your career. Get to know them now!
100 Hispanic Women -This organization helps young Latinas become leaders by providing them mentorship, networking and internship opportunities.
-This multi-faceted organization was founded in 1993 by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
It features a unique blend of programs that include leadership, career development and scholarships.
Americorps -If you care deeply about giving back to your community and want to build some solid professional and leadership skills, Americorps will set you up with a project near you, and will almost always have small (but welcome) stipends that come with each placement.
Betty Doo and Associates -A New-England based leadership development firm that focuses on enhancing individual's leadership skills. One on one consulting is available and catered to your personal needs.
Encuentros Leadership Program –Founded in 2003 to increase the graduation rate of Latino Males in Northern San Diego. Every year Ecuentros Leadership hosts an Education and Career Exploration Conference, a one-week residential Leadership Academy and Classroom Education Program featuring the text book: Hombre a Hombre.
Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF)
–It identifies, inspires, promotes and prepares Latino role models through national leadership, cultural, educational and workforce programs.
They offer scholarships and a program called LOFT (Latinos on Fast Track) that can help direct you to great paid internships and job opportunities.
Idealist -Is a one-stop-shop for finding jobs, internships, and events in the world of non-profit and public service work. This could be a great way to find that summer internship or part time job that would look great on the resume. Their email alert feature will update you with new openings and events every day!
Junior Achievement Worldwide
–It’s the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.
Resilient Leader -A great interactive blog for professional leaders! Find encouraging advice and post your own personal experiences with leadership.
Sponsors of Educational Opportunity -Offers several programs. Their Scholars program recruits motivated students of color in NYC public high schools to help them realize their full potential. All of the Scholars in the Class of 2007 are attending a four-year college. Scholars are awarded scholarships and thrive in competitive colleges. This program provides services and support in grades 9 through 16. Their Careers program is a summer internship program for talented students of color leading to full-time job offers.
The Robert Toigo Foundation -Its mission is to encourage more minority presence at senior levels across all areas of finance. They recruit the best, brightest and most committed minority students pursuing finance-related careers. Toigo Fellows (first or second year MBA students) receive tuition assistance, mentors, coaches, career counseling, leadership training and a host of formal and informal networking opportunities.