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Networking Made Simple

Networking Made Simple

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Ten Thousand Coffees is supported by RBC Future Launch

Join the Centennial Hub on Ten Thousand Coffees to connect with people in your field.

It's no secret that networking matters. In fact, up to 85% of jobs are filled through networking, yet students and recent grads experience challenges with developing professional relationships.

That's why we've partnered with Ten Thousand Coffees to connect students and recent grads with industry professionals, including alumni and employers!

How does it work?

There is no minimum time commitment for this!
If you’re not interested in receiving a monthly match, simply turn your introductions off and use the Member Directory on the Centennial Hub to do a search for someone relevant to you. The choice is yours!

Why you should join:

Student or Recent Grad?

  • Build your network of industry professionals
  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available in your field
  • Develop your confidence in your networking and communications skills
  • Receive an official LinkedIn networking certificate

Alumni or Industry Professional?

  • It’s a great way to give back to others
  • You can help someone develop their networking skills and discover careers relevant to their education
  • Help shape the careers of students and recent grads by sharing your career advice and experience
  • Receive an official LinkedIn networking certificate
  • Your conversation could make a lifelong impact on someone

Join Ten Thousand Coffees

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

Here’s what other students across Canada have said about using Ten Thousand Coffees:

  • "Coffee chats have given me new perspectives on different business sectors as well as helping me to build my confidence for interviews and my future career."
  • "An incredible tool for networking and gaining valuable insights into industries that people may not be familiar with."
  • "My introduction taught me about the importance of company culture, work environment and day-to-day tasks."

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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.

The Centennial Hub on Ten Thousand Coffees is a partnership between Career Services & Co-operative Education and the Office of Development & Alumni Engagement.