Latinos In Transit provides leadership training, fellowships, and scholarship opportunities.

Latinos In Transit (LIT) was created to promote the advancement and development of Latinos and other minorities in transportation. Membership includes public and private transportation professionals from across the nation who meet regularly to network, share information and celebrate the professional development of all members.
Following highlights some of LITs opportunities:

The Latinos In Transit Internship Program is designed to provide interns with:

  • Paid Opportunities to work for a multicultural, non-profit organization that advocates equity, diversity, and inclusion and enables the development and advancement of its members to executive positions, as well as other positions of influence in the mobility industry.
  • Hands-on assignments that will broaden their perspectives on transportation issues, outreach efforts, nonprofit programming, and public administration.
  • Work Structure to support the LIT Board of Directors and staff in the coordination, facilitation and implementation of the programs and services that carry the mission of LIT forward.
  • Direct Access to participate in activities, innovations, and challenges that come with working for a national nonprofit organization serving diverse populations that work in the transit industry sector.
  • Mentorship by industry professionals that will help guide you to explore your own personal career goals.

The Leadership Academy is career development training curated and facilitated by transportation industry leaders. The LIT Leadership Academy consists of four virtual training and development program areas: Making of An Executive; Leading in Middle Management; New Careers in Transit; Transit Board Leadership.
Latinos In Transit is continuing its scholarship program to support Latinos and other minorities in their pursuit of educational advancement. The purpose of this scholarship is to create opportunities for underserved and/or underrepresented individuals pursuing degrees and/or certifications from accredited educational institutions in a public transit-related field of study such as, but not limited to, business administration or management, marketing, finance, project management, urban or transportation planning, engineering, etc.

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