Linking Trent Students and Alumni for Career Conversations
Life After Trent Online
Join us for Life After Trent Online, our virtual networking event series. Students and recent grads meet Trent Alumni who share stories of their professional journey, host career conversations and provide a networking opportunity.
As a student or recent graduate, you can register for upcoming events, co-hosted by your department or professional stream. Your participation and questions are encouraged… you never know what contacts you might make!
As an alumnus or professional, you can join us for a live online networking session where you can connect with current students and recent grads, telling them of your career path since graduation and sharing the career insights you’ve gained along the way.
Sign up for the Ten Thousand Coffees virtual networking platform and join the TrentUConnect Hub, an online professional networking community exclusive to Trent University students and Alumni.
As a student or recent graduate, you can Connect with experienced alumni who have signed up to offer their mentorship and career advice. Ask them questions, connect with others in your field, start building your professional network.
As an alumnus, professional, community member or Trent U faculty you can share your experience with students and alumni at various stages of their career. Sign up for Ten Thousand Coffees™ and joining the TrentUConnect community. You will be introduced to others who are keen to hear from you
Are you an experienced alumni who would like to help students and recent graduates with their career aspirations?
Are you a recent graduate setting out on a new employment adventure?
Would you like to network with other Trent alumni?
Join TrentUConnect to get started today!
• Sign up for TrentUConnect now to build a profile outlining your career stage and career and Trent interests
• You will receive monthly introductions to a TrentUConnect member with similar interests and goals via your email
• Introductions will include shared interests, and suggestions for conversations
• Connect for a coffee in person, or chat by phone or online
• Receive an official LinkedIn certification for your commitment to mentoring and networking
• Tell us about your successful coffee chats! You could be featured in TRENT Magazine, the Alma Matters e-publication or on social media!
RBC Future Launch is RBC’s commitment to empower Canadian youth for the jobs of tomorrow. RBC is dedicating $500 million to help young people access meaningful employment through practical work experience, skills development, networking and access to mental well-being supports and services.
Students and alumni connect with industry professionals in this guest speaker series. A few examples of guest series with various colleges are provided.
- Lawyer-In-Residence- Traill College
- Educator-In-Residence- Otonabee College
- CEO-In-Residence-Gzowski College
- Scientist-In-Residence- Champlain College
- Medical Professional-In- Residence- Lady Eaton College
As a student or recent graduate, you can register for upcoming events, co-hosted by your department. or professional stream. This is a valuable opportunity to meet experts in your field, ask them industry-specific questions, and gain insightful advice.
Highly experienced executives, leaders of distinction, alumni, and professionals are invited to host a suite of industry-focused events from guest lectures, panel discussions, and interactive student engagement experiences.
Life After Trent Club
Hosted by Trent University Alumni, Life After Trent Club is a series of social events that take place at unique workspaces. Meet fellow Trent University students and Alumni, connect with professionals in your field of study, and build your professional network, all while getting a behind-the-scenes look at some very interesting places of work.
As a student or recent graduate, you can register to get the exclusive after-hours tour of some very unique workspaces.
If you’re an alumnus or professional and your workplace a unique and outside the box, you provide the four walls, and we’ll bring the Trent networking event to you! Students and young graduates benefit from seeing professional and industry skills in action.
Life After Trent Workshops
Boost your career skills by participating in a Life After Trent Workshops session, a variety of professional development workshops and events, hosted by staff and faculty, experienced alumni, and industry professionals.
As a student or recent graduate, participate in interactive extracurricular workshops designed to build your career skills, understand your postgraduate options and prepare yourself for the professional world. Trainers, managers and team leaders are invited to bring their workshop material and host a Life After Trent Workshops session. Students and alumni will gain valuable skills and career insights from the content presented and the opportunity to connect with you, an industry professional.
- Resume Writing
- Ethics in the Workplace
- Networking Skills
- Evaluating Opportunities