November Newsletter

Latinas in Finance Event with Julie Castro Abrams:
"When Latinas Lead: Leveraging Strengths and Networks” 
Friday Dec. 4th at 3PM

Co-Hosted with the BlackRock Multicultural Network

Join us at BlackRock in San Francisco for a discussion on the growing role, influence, and power of professional Latina leaders within the workplace and their respective communities. Julie Castro Abrams will be leading this informative discussion. Julie is a philanthropist who launched the Bay Area Women's Philanthropy Network, and serves as a leader on the boards of organizations focused on women and children, Latinos, economic development, and the arts. Thousands of new businesses attribute their launch and growth to her support, which has resulted in millions toward economic growth in their respective communities.

RSVP with Valerie Wong at

Scholarship and Internship Opportunities – Deadlines very soon!

Help us in our effort to empower the next generation of Latino finance professionals by forwarding the following life-changing career opportunities to the students/mentees in your networks.

BlackRock Founders Scholarship & Internship:

BlackRock is offering a scholarship for diverse groups which includes the Summer Internship Program and a merit award of $12,500. This opportunity is available for all New York and San Francisco roles. Click here to learn more. 

Eligible Participants:  Those who self-identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBT or disabled and will graduate college between September 2016 to June 2017.

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2015 @ 11:59pm EST

Interview Timeline: December 2015

Charles Schwab Internship Program

Schwab's 9-week internship program offers a number of different tracks, including corporate finance, marketing, investment management, accounting, and so forth. Interns in last year's program represented a broad array of academic backgrounds, ranging from the liberal arts to the sciences. Schwab's program provides great exposure to the financial services industry for any talented undergrad. Click here to learn more.

Eligible Participants: Those enrolled in a current undergraduate or graduate program tracking to a bachelors or masters degree graduating between December 2016 and May/June 2017.  

How to Apply: Search Schwab's jobs listings under “2016 Schwab Intern Academy” to learn more about the specific application deadlines for different tracks. Check Schwab's recruiting events calendar for opportunities throughout 2016 to meet Schwab's recruiters in person.