The GOAT internship at HACU

*GOAT* Greatest of All Time

HACU – What is it? 

“The Champions of Hispanic success in higher education”.  HACU stands for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.  Mercy College is one of HACU’s Hispanic Serving Institution members (go Mavs!).

HACU, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (I’m going to say it over and over so you remember it!), has INCREDIBLE, life changing internships every semester. HACU partners with federal agencies and corporations across the country to provide them with some of the brightest and talented students (that’s you).

What are the requirements to apply for the HACU National Internship program?

  • Must complete Freshman year before the internship begins
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

What kind of internships do they offer?

HACU has many PAID internships to offer, below are a few examples that might be of interest:


  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Digital Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • Journalism

Information Technology:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Supply Chain and Logistics

Health Services:

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Administration
  • Psychology (Clinical, Counseling)
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Translation/Interpretation(Medical English-Spanish)

Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Legal Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy

……Business, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Human Resources, and more!  Click here for the full list.

The deadline to apply for the Spring Semester is October 15th.  Click here to apply.  But really, click!


Best Regards,

Sara Shepherd

Employer Relationship Manager, Mercy College


By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd