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WHO WE ARE

Our Story

ALPFA at UIC is a Student Chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals For America. As a student business organization, its primary focus is to help students, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, gain experience in areas of professional development, community involvement, networking, and leadership.

Although tailored towards Latino Students in business, we also encourage all students of every background and major to join!

 

OUR MISSION

What We Believe

To empower our members to be leaders, innovators and life-long learners. We strive to better ourselves and our communities. We are young professionals that are dedicated to school and focused on creating a better future. We are a family that helps each other grow and learn.

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NETWORKING

We at ALPFA UIC are committed to helping our members develop their networks and networking skills by providing them the opportunity to interact with companies one on one. Learn to network like a professional and build life long relationship. Our network includes several hundred fortune 1000 companies. ALPFA also offers you an extensive network with over 81,000 professional and student members across the United States. A network made up of over 40 professional chapter and over 160 student chapters. We welcome you to become part our family.

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MEET COMPANIES

What makes ALPFA UIC special is the environment we provide our members. We provide a one on one basis approach to meeting companies. Meet real professionals working in the real business world. Meet companies from a variety of industries. Discover where you want to work at ALPFA UIC

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INTERNSHIPS

As young professionals we are constantly looking to improve our skills by obtaining internships. Here at ALPFA UIC we bring in local, nationwide and international companies for you to meet. Our partners are constantly looking for bright young professionals to add to their teams. Meet recruiters that will guide and help you obtain internships.

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

Part of being an ALPFA member is giving back to the community. We participate in charity work, fundraising, and much more. If you're interested in giving back ALPFA UIC is right for you.


MEET SOME MEMBERS

Meet some of our current and former members of ALPFA at UIC.

Cristian Perez   Recent Graduate of UIC/ Tax Consultant at Deloitte  Meet Cristian, a recent grad student, former president, and Ladder Up site representative for Deloitte. His commitment for excellence has shaped ALPFA at UIC.

Cristian Perez

Recent Graduate of UIC/ Tax Consultant at Deloitte

Meet Cristian, a recent grad student, former president, and Ladder Up site representative for Deloitte. His commitment for excellence has shaped ALPFA at UIC.

Dulce Hernandez   PR Specialist at The Field Museum  Meet Dulce, an English major, a proud member of ALPFA and LABS, and now an Public Relations Specialist. Dulce led our scholarship committee and helped provide numerous Latino students with scholarships.

Dulce Hernandez

PR Specialist at The Field Museum

Meet Dulce, an English major, a proud member of ALPFA and LABS, and now an Public Relations Specialist. Dulce led our scholarship committee and helped provide numerous Latino students with scholarships.

Andrea Jimenez   Recent Graduate at UIC/Assurance Associate at Deloitte  Meet Andrea, a recent accounting grad student, former business scholar, proud member of ALPFA and LABS, and former vice president. Andrea's hard work and dedication exemplifies our values at ALPFA at UIC.

Andrea Jimenez

Recent Graduate at UIC/Assurance Associate at Deloitte

Meet Andrea, a recent accounting grad student, former business scholar, proud member of ALPFA and LABS, and former vice president. Andrea's hard work and dedication exemplifies our values at ALPFA at UIC.

Venessa Catryn Paez   Graduate Student at UIC  Meet Venessa, an accountant grad student, former Director of IT, and all around great guy. Venessa's outstanding work at ALPFA has helped her become a better leader.

Venessa Catryn Paez

Graduate Student at UIC

Meet Venessa, an accountant grad student, former Director of IT, and all around great guy. Venessa's outstanding work at ALPFA has helped her become a better leader.