College Students

Why Attend the HENAAC Conference?

For over a quarter century, Great Minds in STEM™ has honored the nation’s best and brightest Hispanic engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and technology experts. Through the HENAAC Conference, Great Minds in STEM™ continues to showcase and recognize its most technically‐talented students through the College Captain Network, HENAAC Scholars Program, Protégé Mentorship Program, HENAAC College Bowl™, and Technical Papers and Posters Competition.

In 2013, GMiS awarded close to over $104,000 in travel grants for students. This was in addition to just under $256,000 provided in scholarships and competition awards. This year, GMiS surpassed its $2M in direct scholarship support to over 830 college students, since the inception of the program!

    The HENAAC Conference Offers College Students:
  • A one-stop source for career and professional development to help gain entry into the technical workforce
  • A place to network and interact with high-level STEM professionals
  • The chance to build self-confidence through technical and professional development competitions and mentorship
  • An opportunity to explore internship, full-time employment and graduate schools
  • The venue to access information on cutting-edge technologies


    Take Advantage of the HENAAC Conference!
  • Sign-up for the first national STEM recruitment conference of the 2014-15 academic year! Gain an early start with securing internship and full-time employment leads before other conferences!
  • Register Early!! Take advantage of the early-bird discounts, opportunity to select roommate preferences, and travel grant opportunities
  • Update Your Resume. Add your affiliation with GMiS to your resume by showcasing any of the following: HENAAC Delegate, HENAAC Scholar, GMiS College Captain, Technical Papers and Posters finalist, College Bowl Winner.
  • Sign up for competitions or mentoring activities during the conference
  • Review the Recruiting Guide prior to arriving at the conference
  • Network! Attend the hospitality suites, Resume Workshop, latest technology seminars and career/graduate school workshops

Finally, tell a friend, invite a peer or colleague to join you in attending this GREAT conference.>