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Through education, connection, and empowerment, we want to help Latinx students succeed in every phase of their careers. We understand that your background and experiences frame your professional development -- we want to help you embrace who you are to find and make your place in the world.

Career counselors are available by appointment to assist you with a wide array of career planning topics and any other professional questions you may have. For quick help, take advantage of our ‘no appointment needed’ policy with our same day drop-in service, available when class is in session. Our career counselors can help answer your questions with 10-15 minute long appointments from 12-1PM, Monday through Friday (first come, first served).

Below are some resources for Latinx students, alumni, and professionals. The CCD is committed to personal and professional growth, and would love your help in adding to this list. If you have an additional career resource, please reach out to us at ccd@rice.edu. We would love to hear from you.

Career Resources

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement: The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) is a national nonprofit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals

iHispano: iHispano provides a professional network for Latinos that is far more engaging and welcoming than a typical job board

Latpro: Since 1997, LatPro has helped match prospective Hispanic and bilingual candidates with employers from across the professional spectrum

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities: Thousands of young Hispanics benefit from HACU with internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, precollegiate support, and career development opportunities and programs

Professional Organizations and Associations

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement: Check out their LinkedIn and website for events and career resources, as well as to network with other Latinx professionals.

Association of Latino Professionals for America: Events, networking, membership perks and more -- the ALPFA Career Center provides a portal for members to connect with top Latino talent from 95,000+ ALPFA members across the country.

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA): represents 36,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States

Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE): a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Today, SHPE enjoys a strong but independent network of professional and student chapters throughout the nation.

Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA): aims to grow, strengthen and protect the Hispanic marketing and advertising industry by providing leadership in raising awareness of the value of the Hispanic market opportunities and enhancing the professionalism of the industry.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ): dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA): incorporated, nonprofit, national association of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors and law students committed to promoting the goals and objectives of the association

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA): the leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in accounting, finance and related professions