What if every student and alumni from UCalgary had five to fifteen fellow Engineering alumni as connections to learn, share, and grow?

Having a diverse network:

  • Accelerates careers
  • Helps tap into the smart thinking of peers locally and globally
  • Is a powerful contribution to the UCalgary Engineering community

Introducing: University of Calgary, Schulich Engineering Cafe

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 Schulich School of Engineering, create an opportunity to learn, share and answer questions.

What’s next? Here’s the 30 seconds:

Alumni or recent grad? Click here to see how to get involved.

Student? Start building your network now — you’re invited — see below.

Not a student or alumni? We’re coming to your school soon. Click here to request your spot in our next phase of rollouts.

Here’s the full update on what you can expect.

If you are a University of Calgary, Schulich Engineering 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 other Schulich Engineering alumni based on their industry and interests

As a student at Schulich School of Engineering, 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.

Schulich Engineering Cafe is your exclusive networking and mentoring platform. Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, Schulich Engineering 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 Schulich Engineering Cafe work?

  • You’ll receive monthly introductions each year to a fellow student or alumni based on your career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to ask questions around experience, projects and goals
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to continuous learning and career advancement
  • 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 school email address here!

If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. You can request to join by clicking here.

Are you an Alumni of University of Calgary, Schulich School of Engineering?

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
  • Build your network of other Schulich Engineering alumni and faculty based on your industry and interests

As a graduate from Schulich School of Engineering, you have 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.

Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, Schulich Engineering Cafe is an exclusive networking and mentoring platform that introduces you to alumni and students based on specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat in-person or online.

How does Schulich Engineering Cafe work?

  • You’ll receive a monthly introduction to a student or fellow alumni based on your career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to ask questions around experience, projects and goals
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to mentoring and networking
  • 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 here!

If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. You can request to join by clicking here.

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