Mary Ann Gomez of CHLI on the Importance of Internships
"The challenge that we have in communities of color is that we have not had those exposures. We have not been exposed to those environments ... We need to be in a place that looks and sounds different and with people that sometimes look and sound different."
The economy is recovering and the unemployment rate is dropping. But for recent college graduates, the unemployment rate remains higher than that for the general population. Mary Ann Gomez, Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Leadersihp Institute discusses the importance of internships, especially for minority students. Visit CHLI
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