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With the help of West Texas A&M University, the Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is able to provide internship opportunities to students. The AHCC offers internship positions regarding two distinct business fields, Business Management and Marketing. Through these internships, our student interns are able to network and establish relationships with a variety of possible mentors. The main goal for our internship program is to foster learning experiences, and teach the students the necessary skills in order to be successful in their future careers. The AHCC is proud to have opportunities for students to learn, work, and grow. Our internship program rewards the interns with a $750 scholarship at the beginning of the semester and another $500 scholarship at the end of the semester. We want to thank our members and scholarship sponsors; your great support is what gives the Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce the opportunity to continue to grow our successful internship program.



Andrea Ruiz Gomez

Andrea Ruiz Gomez


My name is Andrea Ruiz Gómez, and I am currently 20 years old. I serve as the Management intern at the AHCC. Meeting and getting to know different backgrounds has always been an interest of mine and being here at the chamber in what seems like a short time, I have already met so many incredible leaders in the community. I was born in the state of Mexico, but have been raised here in Amarillo, Texas from the age of 5. I am currently working on my bachelors for General Business at West Texas A&M University.

Leslie Martinez

Leslie Martinez


Hello, my name is Leslie Martinez! I was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. My family comes from Chihuahua and Jalisco, Mexico. I have an associates in Criminal Justice and I am currently a student at West Texas A&M University to earn a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. I am the current Marketing intern here at the AHCC. In my free time I am active in sports, learning new things, or working on my handmade crafts. My goal is to travel across the world, help others, and become financially independent.

¡Hola, mi nombre es Leslie Martinez! Nací y crecí en Amarillo, Texas. Mi familia viene de Chihuahua y Jalisco, México. Tengo un asociado en Justicia Criminal y actualmente soy estudiante en West Texas A&M University para obtener una licenciatura en Justicia Criminal. Sirvo como practicante de mercadotecnia aquí en el AHCC. En mi tiempo libre estoy activa en los deportes, aprendiendo cosas nuevas o trabajando en mis manualidades hechas a mano. Mi objetivo es viajar por todo el mundo, ayudar a otros y ser financieramente independiente.