Alumni Engagement

Networking & Mentoring to Land Your Dream Job: Free Virtual Event

April 14, 2023

You’re invited! In partnership with Ten Thousand Coffees, we’re excited to offer a special panel discussion with career experts from across the country to RRC Polytech alumni and current students. This free virtual event will take place on Wednesday, April 19th at 4:00 p.m. CT.

Ten Thousand Coffees founder and CEO Dave Wilkin will chat with a panel of leaders who will share valuable insights on building professional relationships, networking effectively, and finding a mentor to guide you on your career path. This session will benefit anyone looking to enhance their career prospects, whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned professional.

Expert panelists include:

  • Karissa Bussard, GE, Global Senior HR Partner, Digital Technology
  • Gopal Bansal, Managing Director & Head, HR, RBC Capital Markets
  • Tiffany Smye, Senior Director, Talent, Learning & Development at MLSE
  • Cielito Ward, Partner, Financial Services, Deloitte, and Ontario Culture & People Leader

Why you should register:
Networking and mentoring are essential components of a successful career journey, regardless of your level of experience. Building relationships with professionals in your field can open doors to new and exciting opportunities you didn’t know were possible. And, taking the time to mentor current students and recent graduates in your industry is not only a fantastic opportunity to help shape tomorrow’s leaders, but also a phenomenal way to develop your own leadership skills. Invest in these relationships to land your dream job and cultivate essential skills at any stage in your career!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow your network and learn essential skills – click here to register for this special panel discussion on Wednesday, April 19th at 4 p.m. CT.

This Office Hour event is free and open to all RRC Polytech students and alumni. Whether you’re already a member of the RRC Polytech Café or new to our mentoring and networking platform, you’re invited to listen in! If you haven’t already joined the platform, by signing up for this Office Hour you’ll become a member of our hub, where you can grow your network and gain mentorship opportunities through meeting with students, recent graduates, seasoned alumni, and more.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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