Students

ALPFA provides many programs and benefits to aspiring Latino students interested in accounting, finance or related career professions. Benefits of student membership Include access to scholarship opportunities, skills development workshops, networking with key hiring professionals and sponsors, and discounts on various ALPFA events.

Local programs and events vary by chapter, so, be sure to check out the ALPFA chapter sites for more detailed information.

Student Members are entitled to significant discounts on national convention registration fees. National student programs and events include:

ALPFA Annual Convention

The event brings together students and professionals from across the U.S.

  • Professional development sessions and networking opportunities with countless sponsoring companies.
  • Student Workshops - career-enhancing workshops designed to prepare students for the work environment.
  • Career Fair - dozens of companies share and highlight the careers, products or services that their organization offers to students.
  • Student Members are entitled to significant discounts on annual convention registration fees.

Student Workshops

Career-enhancing workshops designed to prepare studentsfor the work environment.


Career Fair & Expo

Dozens of companies share and highlight the careers, products or services that their organization offers to students and professionals.

  

ALPFA's Annual Scholarship Program

ALPFA offers scholarships to students, in the US or Puerto Rico, who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage those students who have demonstrated academic excellence and financial need to continue pursuing their professional careers. In the past year, ALPFA awarded over $750,000 in scholarships and in-kind tuition.


KPMG Case Study Competition

KPMG sponsors the ALPFA student case study competition, which brings together accounting students from over 24 schools to solve complex accounting cases and present their findings to KPMG and ALPFA accounting professionals at ALPFA's annual national convention. The competition teams students with KPMG professionals for several months of case preparation. The KPMG advisor provides their knowledge, experience, and time to assist the students as they research potential solutions to their cases. The experience exposes the students to the possibilities of what it may be like to work at a Big Four firm.


Regional Student Symposiums

A program designed specifically to foster professional development, training, and career growth.

Program includes:

  • Educational Workshops
  • Networking Luncheon
  • Career Fair