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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.

Zuriel Trejo   Student at UIC  Meet Zuriel, a current student, former scholarship committee chair, and current UIC ambassador. Zuriel’s unique knowledge about not only business but study abroad programs make him an invaluable asset to the ALPFA at UIC chapter. This summer Zuriel will be at Boeing’s headquarters in Seattle.

Zuriel Trejo

Student at UIC

Meet Zuriel, a current student, former scholarship committee chair, and current UIC ambassador. Zuriel’s unique knowledge about not only business but study abroad programs make him an invaluable asset to the ALPFA at UIC chapter. This summer Zuriel will be at Boeing’s headquarters in Seattle.

Aisha Kapadia   Student at UIC  Meet Aisha, an accounting major, a proud member of ALPFA , and our current Director of Corporate Relations and will be interning at Deloitte this upcoming summer. Aisha has assisted in the process of bringing new and returning companies so that our ALPFA members are able to get the most out of the organization.

Aisha Kapadia

Student at UIC

Meet Aisha, an accounting major, a proud member of ALPFA , and our current Director of Corporate Relations and will be interning at Deloitte this upcoming summer. Aisha has assisted in the process of bringing new and returning companies so that our ALPFA members are able to get the most out of the organization.

Alan Gomez   Marketing Analyst at General Mills  Meet Alan, a former member Vice President of ALPFA and current Marketing Analyst at General Mills.Alans exemplary work ethic and superb social skills highlight his growth not only to himself but ALPFA as well.

Alan Gomez

Marketing Analyst at General Mills

Meet Alan, a former member Vice President of ALPFA and current Marketing Analyst at General Mills.Alans exemplary work ethic and superb social skills highlight his growth not only to himself but ALPFA as well.

Maria Perez    Student at UIC  Meet Maria, an accountant  student, former Director of Fundraising, current Director of Student Relations and will be interning at PWC this upcoming semester. Maria great networking and soft skills have helped her to become one of the best in ALPFA@UIC.

Maria Perez

Student at UIC

Meet Maria, an accountant student, former Director of Fundraising, current Director of Student Relations and will be interning at PWC this upcoming semester. Maria great networking and soft skills have helped her to become one of the best in ALPFA@UIC.