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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

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Students attending a lecture and taking notes

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

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York’s annual GRADitude events offer alumni the chance to inspire and support our graduating student leaders as they prepare to take their first steps into the workplace after university. If you’re an alum achieving success in your field and would like to be part of our events to share some of your advice and insights with our students, please contact Ellie Coult at to discuss opportunities. 

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:

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