Provides Hispanic students from around the Commonwealth with introductory campus tours at our member colleges. The VFIC has provided campus tours to 559 Latino students from sixteen different high schools located throughout the Commonwealth to help increase college enrollment and success.
Helps break the cycle of poverty for young people by arranging college visits and workplace internships that enable students to transition successfully from high school to college and then to the workplace. VFIC schools participate in an annual college fair specifically for these students.
Uses comprehensive, online modules to help college students answer FAQs about subjects such as personal finance, health care, housing, taxes, and retirement planning.
Enhances the work of career development officers at VFIC schools by providing them with the special resources they need to help underrepresented students secure a fulfilling, lucrative job upon graduation.
Offers young women from VFIC schools the opportunity to hear from corporate and civic leaders about how to assume roles of authority in professional and personal settings.