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What if every student and alumni from Laurentian University had five to fifteen new connections to learn, share and grow? 

Introducing: Laurentian Connect 

Laurentian Connect is an online networking program powered by the Ten Thousand Coffees platform which matches alumni with students and recent grads for a career inspiring conversation over coffee (in person or online!). 

Having a diverse network: 

  • Accelerates careers, 
  • Helps tap into the smart thinking of peers locally and globally, 
  • Is a powerful contribution to the Laurentian University community.

Find out how to connect:

Join this network to: 

  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree; 
  • Develop your networking and communication skills through real-world practice; and
  • Build your network of Laurentian University alumni based on their industry and interests; 

How it works:

  • You’ll receive monthly introductions to a student or recent alumni based on your similar career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your preferred email address
  • Connect with students and alumni from around the globe
     

As a graduate of Laurentian University, you have valuable life and career advice to share. With 85% of jobs being filled via networking and 2.4 million jobs available over the next four years, it is key for students to receive support and advice from those in industry. The top skills companies across ALL industries are looking for people who possess skills including active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Everyone can improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions. 

Join this network to: 

  • Help shape the careers of students and young alumni by sharing your career advice and experience; 
  • Develop your networking and mentoring skills through real-world practice; and
  • Build your network of other Laurentian University alumni and faculty based on your industry and interest.

How it works:

  • You’ll receive monthly introductions to a student or recent alumni based on your similar career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your preferred email address
  • Connect with students and alumni from around the globe
     

Start your network here.

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