The Regional Hispanic Institute (RHI) is a non-profit organization devoted to the achievement and success of young leaders. We seek to advance future generations of professionals, corporate executives, and community innovators. Our focus is on making stronger connections and linking young leaders in a wide-variety of business industries.

We would like to expand your interest of being a mentor for the Lideres Mentorship Program.  This program pairs mentors with college students (mentees), to aid in their college careers with questions that they have regarding working in a variety of industries, evaluating their resumes, assisting them with interview questions, and connecting mentees with paid internships or jobs with your industry.

Mentors are requested to have at least five years of management experience and must have demonstrated success in their respective industries.  It is helpful to have participated in various levels of upper management, including: Managers, Directors, Vice Presidents, CEO’s, CFO’s, COO’s, or Presidents. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to mentor as well.

We encourage that you or your company make a donation of $250.00 to the RHI. This allows us to continue our programs and to award stipends for the students. Your response is greatly appreciated by Tuesday, April 30 via email to You are also welcomed to call us if you have any questions at (562) 212-2889.

Mentors and Mentees are required to come to the Matchmaking initial meeting on Friday, May 31 at 6pm to 8pm where we will host an interactive event where you will get to know each other before we pair you up. The day of, we will provide you a form that allows you to input your top three mentees. This is done so we can facilitate who we pair you up with.

Through the course of this year’s program, you will have to meet at least once through video chat, once in person, connect via LinkedIn, and lastly, at the graduation during the Mujeres del Año awards ceremony on the evening of Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Your participation is greatly appreciated,

Lideres Mentorship Committee

Adriana Cruz – Janeth Sanchez – Peter Korody – Jackie Marquez – Briana Volpe

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”
― Phil Collins


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The “Lideres” Mentorship  Program consists of:

  • Kick-Off | Lideres Mentorship Matchmaking
    May 31st 2019 from 6 pm to 8 pm
  • One Job Shadow day
  • Two additional meetings via Phone, email or one on one.
  • Graduation (Must be present) will take place November 16th, 2019 at Mujeres del Año Awards Gala

Mentor Requirements

Mentors are requested to have at least five years of management experience and must have demonstrated success in their respective industries. It is helpful to have participated in various levels of upper management, including: managers, directors, Vice Presidents, CEO’s, CFO’s, COO’s, or Presidents. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to be mentors as well.

Mentee Requirements

The requirements for a student to participate in this program are to:

  1. Be enrolled as either a Business major or a Business minor
  2. Seniors are encouraged to apply
  3. Be a member of one of the  CBA student organizations
  4. Have a LinkedIn profile

These requirements assure that students have a fundamental level of knowledge to help them be effective as interns and to benefit as much as possible from the experience. Business majors are encouraged to participate in the mentorship program.

California State University Long Beach

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing

CSULB CBA student clubs help develop interpersonal and leadership skills that are applicable in internships, and club memberships are not limited to CBA students. Being part of CBA student clubs enhances what non-CBA students gain from Business minors. CBA student clubs will be important in sustaining the internship program by providing continuity over time and by informing members about internships every year. CSULB CBA student clubs are listed in the table below.

CSULB College of Business Administration Student Clubs

  • Associated Business Students
    Council (ABSOC)
  •  American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • 3. Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Society (BAP)
  • 4. Black Business Students Association (BBSA)
  • 5. Delta Sigma Pi (DSP)
  • 6. Financial Management Association (FMA)
  • Hispanic Students Business Association (HSBA)
  • Human Resource Management Association (HRMA)
  • Information Systems Student Association (ISSA)
  • International Business Association (IBA)
  • Law Society (LS)
  • Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)

Students must submit letter of Intent, a profesional head shot  and resume via email to

Mentors must submit their biography and a professional head shot.

Once again, thank you for your continued support of the Regional Hispanic Institute and the many students that benefit from it.

NOTE: Download sample Letter of Intent and Resume

To Your Success!

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