ALPFA

Association of Latino Professionals for America

ALPFA Regional Symposium

Saturday, Feb. 6th, 8am-5pm

UPS Headquarters 55 Glenlake Parkway NE Atlanta, GA 30328

Register here to attend workshops, network with professionals, receive a continental breakfast, lunch and a career fair at the end all for FREE! The deadline to register is 2/3/2016.

Click this link to register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-alpfa-southeast-regional-student-symposium-ups-headquarters-atlanta-ga-tickets-18857428075 and remember to send your resume to the following email address to complete registration: SoutheastSymposium@national.alpfa.org


The student chapter at UGA will be carpooling to Atlanta in the morning. Please fill out your information in this sheet after signing up for the symposium so that we can make carpooling arrangements.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yTfG4ScR8fcz7c6Cc20G6nEWyFb5b6eSV3CRlcSb1dI/edit?usp=sharing

Example Resumes from 01/27 Meeting

For those of you who would like to take a look at the example resumes from our meeting last week, they are in the link listed below.


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8K-576bomOhYnA0OEx1ZVJLZE0/view



We also discussed using the OptimalResume website provided by UGA's Career Center to find elegant and professional templates for your resume. The link to that tool is also listed below.


https://uga.optimalresume.com/login.php

Apply! Apply! Apply!

EY's Southeast Diversity Leadership Conference

DLC is a development program for students interested in any of EY’s practices in the Southeast, and it’ll be held in CharlotteApril 14-15. It’s geared to Accounting/MIS/Finance sophomores who have historically been underrepresented in the Accounting and professional services industries. Interviews will be at the end of March.


To express interest, students should…

- Apply on Dawglink (and follow the instructions in the posting) – “EY – Diversity Leadership Conference – Southeast Region”

- Fill out the attached application and return to Lauren Barrs (Lauren.Barrs@ey.com)


no later than 3/18

- Please note that the full application process may take 30-45 minutes!


The file to the application is attached below.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwfPMbWIE6l7U0JiSkl4eE1SX2JsM3VUeTZqcENfc2xnZkpR/view?usp=sharing

Freshman Diversity Finance Forum

This forum focuses on Investment Banking and Sales & Trading. Submit your application via WellFargo's website by February 19, 2016. Your application must include your resume and answers to the following questions in 350 words or less:

Why are you interested in the financial services industry, and what do you hope to learn at the Freshman Diversity Finance Forum?


Date and location: Charlotte, NC from March 10 – 11, 2016

Apply to MLT Career Prep

MLT's Career Prep Program helps Black, Hispanic, and Native American college juniors and seniors with strong academic performance translate those achievements into a successful career in an area that they're passionate about. Career Prep provides each Rising Leader with a personalized playbook to maximize their career success, one-on-one coaching from an MLT coach to get ready for the professional world, and an extensive network of peers, mentors, and over 4,000 MLT Rising Leaders that they can leverage throughout their careers.


MLT's early action application is due on January 15th and the regular application is due on March 1st. Please click on the link below to apply.


http://www.ml4t.org/career-prep-apply/

HSF Application

HSF strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $470 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents.


Their application is officially open! The application is due on March 30th. The link to apply is posted below.

https://apply.hsf.net/

Professional Headshots

To raise money to send members to the ALPFA convention in Texas this summer, our chapter is taking professional headshots of students for the small price of $2. You can pay in cash or venmo it to our account "ALPFA-at-UGA"


You can sign up for a session using the following link: http://doodle.com/poll/as5mi9ybctt3mhqc.

Then contact our secretary Adriana by email (ag04572@uga.edu). To choose a location that best works for you.