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Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing: T.A.S.T.E.

Make a positive contribution to the student community and Take A Student to Eat!

The T.A.S.T.E. program pairs mentors with York students over an informal meeting during which the alumna/us shares information about their job, industry and organization. Help students to explore potential careers as they ask questions and learn more about a role, organization, or field of interest.

Date: Ongoing

Learn more and apply.

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Career Conversations: Ongoing

Take part in one of York’s Career Conversation panels and share details of your personal career path with students. Career Conversations enables students to gain insight into a variety of careers within a specific field. Alumni and other professionals share:

  • The realities of the sectors they work in
  • Strategies for entering the sector
  • Opportunities within their field

Date: Ongoing

Email surina@yorku.ca directly to apply. 

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First Generation Networking Event

Were you first in your family to attend university? In recognition of the unique challenges that first generation students can face, York hosts networking events to connect current students with alumni and faculty members who share the experience of being first generation.

Sign up to be an alumni mentor and share your valuable experience, insight and advice to help York U students navigate the obstacles that “first gens” can face.

Date: October 23rd 2019, 5-6pm
Address: New Student Centre, Keele campus
Sign up: Machform
Alumni mentor spaces are limited

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GRADitude Networking Reception

York’s annual GRADitude event offers alumni the chance to inspire and mentor top upper year students and young alumni in a group speed mentoring setting.

Date TBC
To express your interest at joining us for 2020’s event, please contact Ellie Coult at ecoult@yorku.ca or 416.736.2100 x33362.

Glendon Connects

Glendon Connects offers Glendon alumni a virtual mentoring opportunity via LinkedIn. Engage in a course based mentoring relationship with students while reconnecting with both the student experience and Glendon. Students gain tangible experience from connecting with alumni by posing career and leadership themed questions.

Date TBC

Interested participants should join the LinkedIn group and connect with Mireille Millette, Director of Alumni and External Relations: mireille.millette@glendon.yorku.ca

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