The Latin American and Latino Studies Programs assists and supports students seeking to pursue a career related to the field, further their education on the subject matter or study and conduct research in Latin America. The Program works with the Center for International Studies to provide students with the opportunity to travel to and study in Latin America and with the Office of Career Services to advise students on the many opportunities available to them following the completion of their undergraduate study. Furthermore, the Program is dedicated to increasing cultural awareness. It works with on-campus and local organizations to plan and execute a variety of events and opportunities that encourage diversity.