The Regional Hispanic Institute (RHI) is a non-profit organization devoted to the achievement and development of young minority leaders. The RHI’s mission is to foster great mentoring and internship relationships between students and professionals.

The Regional Hispanic Institute Youth Council was created for university students that have been previously participated in the Lideres Mentorship Program. The will maximize their influence as leaders in the Southern California region.

The RHI is focused on forging stronger connections and linking young leaders with high-ranking officials in a wide-variety of business fields. Students and recent graduates serve on the Regional Hispanic Institute Youth Council for two years with the option to continue every two years. Each student receives a stipend for the volunteering hours.

We seek to develop future generations of professionals, corporate executives, and community leaders. We focus in making stronger connections and linking young leaders with high-ranking officers in a wide-variety of business fields.

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The “Lideres” Mentorship  Program consists of:

Kick-Off | Lideres Mentorship Matchmaking

One Job Shadow day

Two additional meetings via Phone, email or one on one.

Graduation (Must be present)


Lideres Matchmaking Session:

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Keesal Young & Logan
400 Oceangate, Long Beach, CA 90802

Lideres Graduation Mixer

Graduation 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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