Scholar secures full time job at PayPal after internship

By: HFSV May 4, 2021

“Thanks to the Hispanic Foundation I received an internship at Paypal last year and very rarely do they ask interns to stay full time after the summer, but they extended an offer.” Camila Ramos

The Latinx Scholar Chat is an interview series with our 399 Latinos in Technology Scholarship Recipients, and the President and CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, Ron Gonzales. The interview series gives you a glimpse into our scholars’ lives, unveils their aspirations, and their college journey, one conversation at a time.

In this video, we welcome Camila Ramos, a 2018 scholarship recipient currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at Cal State East Bay with just months away from graduating. A native from Colombia and a first-generation college student, Camila has not only managed to navigate college as a Latina pursuing a career in STEM but is also a full-time employee at Paypal. Camila shares the importance of graduating college debt-free and with a head start. As she continues to pave the way for other Colombianas, the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon stands proud in knowing many young Latinas will follow in her footsteps.

You don’t want to miss out on this conversation between Camila Ramos and Ron Gonzales.