Ten Thousand Coffees | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Ten Thousand Coffees

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What if every student and alumni from the University of Guelph's Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics had five to fifteen new connections to learn, share, and grow?

Introducing The University of Guelph's Business Cafe: supported by Ten Thousand Coffees and RBC Future Launch


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Matching together alumni with students and recent grads for a career inspiring coffee. Take an hour every 1-3 months to meet someone new from the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, create an opportunity to learn, share and answer questions.​

Having a diverse network:

  • accelerates careers,
  • helps tap into the smart thinking of peers locally and globally,
  • is a powerful contribution to the University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics community.

 

Find out how to connect: are you a Student or Alumni.



Are you a University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics Student?

Join this network to:

  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree

  • Develop your networking and communications skills through real-world practice

  • Build your network of Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics alumni based on their industry and interests

As a student at the University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics you have access to alumni and industry partners with 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, the time to build your network is now. The top skills companies are looking for across ALL industries are active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions.

University of Guelph Business Cafe is your exclusive networking and mentoring platform. Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, University of Guelph Business Cafe introduces you to alumni and other students based on your specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat in-person or online.
 

How does the University of Guelph Business Cafe work?

  1. You’ll receive monthly introductions each year to a fellow student or alumni based on your career interests and goals

  2. 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

  3. Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to continuous learning and career advancement

  4. Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your preferred inbox, schedule a time, and get an invite directly to your gmail/outlook


How do I join?

  • The easiest and quickest way to gain access is to sign-up using your student email address.

  • If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. 

Sign-up for the University of Guelph's Business Cafe here, using your student email address.



Are you a University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics Alumni?

Join this network to:

  • Develop your networking and mentoring skills through real-world practice

As a graduate from the University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, 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 are looking for across ALL industries are active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Everyone can improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions.


How does the University of Guelph Business Cafe work?

  1. 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

  2. Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your inbox so you don’t need to use another tool


How do I join?

  • The easiest and quickest way to gain access is to sign-up using your alumni email address.

  • If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. 

 

Sign-up for the University of Guelph's Business Cafe here, using your alumni email address.