FUTURO is an inclusive, college success professional development organization. FUTURO offers college and career readiness skills to meet the unique needs of Hispanic/Latino students and other underrepresented groups.
Currently located in Middle Tennessee, FUTURO, Inc. is a career-readiness leadership nonprofit organization that works to close the equity gaps in higher education. FUTURO officially incorporated in May 2015, after an incubation period under the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce in 2011. In 2022, FUTURO celebrated its ten-year anniversary.
Familial commitments may compete with the time and energy needed for coursework and career development.
Limited financial resources demand balancing school, work, and other obligations.
Lack of access to mentors and professional networks shrink awareness of job and career possibilities, making it difficult to get a foot in the door.
As a member of FUTURO, you gain access to the tools, resources and community built to help you navigate college, grow academically, develop professionally and succeed in whatever role you take on next.
Internships & job shadowing
Navigating the job search
Marketing your personal brand
Nailing the interview
Negotiating salary and benefits
Onboarding in a new work environment
Developing emotional intelligence
Capitalizing on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
Financial security and budgeting
Since 2012, FUTURO has helped more than 600 students earn their degrees
and improve their economic mobility through its three core pillars of success
LEAD. SERVE. CONNECT.
“[FUTURO helped me] refine my interviewing skills by teaching me how to capitalize on my diversity and understand the worth of my skills.”
“A speaker inspired me to truly look at our roots so we can be the best at what we do while being the most authentic we can be.”
“FUTURO helped me find my professional identity and how to present it to others.”
FUTURO believes in creating a more inclusive, diverse, and equitable workforce. We root ourselves in the Latino value of “familia.” Through our familia — alumni, community leaders, professional mentors, partners and volunteers — students gain access to the skills, support, and opportunities they need to build self-confidence and improve their economic mobility.Contact Us