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Prospanica DC: Connected to Powerful Resources

As a chief professional body in the nation’s capital, our primary mission is to be the chief connector to resources, information, and pathways to professional development for Hispanics in the DC Metropolitan area. At the local level, the chapter is committed to increasing the number of Hispanic professionals in the public sector and federal government. Prospanica is an independent 501(c) (6) organization with membership of more than 1,500 professionals and a large network of supporters including MBAs, entrepreneurs, and students.

Prospanica - The Association of Hispanic Professionals

  • The primary Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership: through valuable employment opportunities for MBA students, undergraduate assistance to pursue graduate education and expanded business networks and guidance to advance your professional career.
  • The organization actively works to develop Hispanic business professionals for over 30 years. We have 46 professional and university chapters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico serving over 30,000 members. We have created strong partnerships with prominent universities and Fortune 500 companies.
  • Prospanica works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce.
  • Formerly the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) and founded in 1988, Prospanica’ s nearly 30-year history emphasizes on educational and professional development programs to improve the Hispanic community as a whole.
  • Join one of the largest Hispanic professional networks in the country today. Become a member today!



Events


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Upcoming Events

Finding and Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government

This free online virtual presentation provides an overview of USAJOBS, the official website for Federal Government employment. The briefing provides a step-by-step process that covers; creating your account and profile, managing your account, searching for Federal jobs and maximizing search results, reviewing Job Opportunity Announcements, submitting your applications, and following up on your application status.
To register for a class:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

Monday, April 16, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST) 

Monday, June 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

Writing Your Federal Resume

This free virtual (online) presentation explains each section of the job opportunity announcement (JOA) in an effort to better inform applicants and to assist them in selecting the right job. The presentation highlights a three part process to assist applicants in writing their Federal resume. Attendees will be shown a real JOA and walked through reviewing the JOA to determine qualifications and interest, identifying the important requirements and then tailoring their resumes with that JOA. Lastly, it will provide a quick overview of the resume builder on USAJOBS.GOV.
To register for a class:
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST)

Monday, May 14, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Monday, May 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

Interviewing

This free presentation introduces the audience to the interview process within the Federal government. It explains the types of Interviews (structured/unstructured), different delivery methods, types of common questions, responding utilizing the S.T.A.R (Situation/Task, Action, Result) method and how to also prepare for an interview.
To register for a class:
Monday, April 9, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (EST)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (EST)

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM (EST)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (EST)

Monday, June 4, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM (EST)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM (EST)

Pathways Programs – Recruiting and Hiring Students and Recent Graduates into Federal Careers

A free focused presentation that introduces the audience to the Pathways Programs (Internships, Recent Graduates and Presidential Management Fellows (PMF)). Information presented covers what each program offers to the job seeker, the basic requirements and employment potential after each program is complete.
To register for a class:
Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST)

Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST) 

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST)

40 under 40 Awards

July 2018

Inaugural recognition event of Hispanic professionals with exemplary leadership achievements and record of service in the community.
Sponsors and Partners will be spotlighted in promotional outreach and at the award reception for their commitment to leadership and professional development.

Upcoming Events
Finding and Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government (Navigating USAJOBS) - June 25
Monday, June 25, 2018