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Resources: Professional Development

You will need to provide a resume to apply for college and for a job once you graduate. Scroll down to learn more about resume tips, resources, Hispanic organizations and more.

Resume Resources

For HCF’s resume tips click here

Resume-Writing 101
Website:
http://www.collegeboard.com/article/0,3868,2-7-0-36957,00.html
Everything you want to know about how to create a winning resume.

CareerBuilder.com
Website:
http://www.careerbuilder.com/
Resources on job searching, resumes, and interviewing

Monster
Website:
http://www.monster.com/
Search engine that allows you to access job postings, resumes, interview tips and more.

Yahoo! HotJobs
Website:
http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/
Post your resume, search jobs and find career advice.

Career Resources

Hispanic Employment Program
Website:
http://www.hepm.org/
Find information about Hispanic culture, activities, employment, recruitment, speakers and other helpful information.

Hispanic and Latino Networking and Career Services
Website:
http://www.latpro.com/
Search for job listings, career advice and job postings for Hispanics.

Saludos Career Web
Website:
http://www.saludos.com/
This site is geared for bilingual job seekers looking to get a job with big-name corporate employers. Resume help and free posting is available.

Career Development

Dale Carnegie
Website:
http://www.dalecarnegie.com/
Professional training service in public speaking and interpersonal skills.

Hispanic Associations/Organizations

Aspira Association
Website:
http://www.aspira.org/about.html
Nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and leadership development of Puerto Rican and other Hispanic youth.

Association of Hispanic Arts
Website:
http://www.latinoarts.org/02docs/home.html
AHA is dedicated to the advancement of Hispanic arts, artists and various art organizations around the country.

Colombian American Service Association
Website:
http://www.casa-usa.org/
CASA is a non-profit organization committed to expanding opportunities for Hispanics and portraying a positive image of Colombia.

HACR- Hispanic Association for Corporate Responsibility
Website:
http://www.hacr.org/about/
Advocacy organization dedicated to expand the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America.

Latin Business Association
Website:
http://www.lbausa.com/
LBA is a non-profit committed to business growth, advocacy and business education

League of United Latin American Citizens
Website:
http://www.lulac.org/
LULAC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the economic, educational, and political influence and civil rights of Hispanics living in the United States.

MANA
Website:
http://www.hermana.org/orgfrm.htm
Non-profit organization committed to empowering Latinas through leadership development, community service and advocacy.

Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Website:
http://www.maldef.org/
Non-profit advocacy and educational outreach institution for Hispanics that does not take into account legal status.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Website:
http://www.nahj.org/home/home.shtml
NAHJ is dedicated to the advancement and recognition of Hispanics in the news industry.

National Council of La Raza
Website:
http://www.nclr.org/section/about/
A civil rights watchdog organization, seeking to promote government awareness of Hispanic issues.

National Hispanic Business Association
Website:
http://www.nhba.org/
Organization dedicated to the development of undergraduate Hispanic business students through professional, educational and networking opportunities

National Hispanic Corporate Council
Website: 
http://www.nhcc-hq.org/
Advocacy organization dedicated to Hispanic business issues.

National Latino Communications Center
Website:
http://www.nlcc.com/
Produces and broadcasts quality material that portrays talented Hispanics in front of and behind the camera.

National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.
Website:
http://www.bateylink.org/
NPRC is dedicated to strengthen the social, political and economic well-being of Puerto Ricans in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Website:
http://oneshpe.shpe.org/wps/portal/national
SHPE promotes Hispanics in the fields of math, science and engineering.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Website:
http://www.ushcc.com/
National organization created to develop a strong business network for the Hispanic owned businesses.

Immigration Resources

USCIS Online
Website:
http://uscis.gov/graphics/aboutus/thisisimm/index.htm
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services. Immigration laws, guidelines, forms and fees.

Immigration Information for Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican Immigrants
Website:
http://www.naschools.net/teachers/hispanic%20immigrants.htm