Connect With Peers Through the DeGroote Connections Café

| October 22, 2020
Submitted by Brooke Russell

The goal with Ten Thousand Coffees is to make networking approachable and painless. Your peers are on DeGroote Connections Café to meet new people, ask questions, and provide guidance. So don’t be shy!

The first introduction is happening on November 3. Is your profile complete?

Your profile should include:

  • A professional profile photo
  • Your year of study and school
  • A link to your website or LinkedIn profile
  • Your location
  • Answers to a few ice breaker questions

The more information you add, the more likely you are to have a personalized introduction and a great meeting. Complete your profile to get the most out of Ten Thousand Coffees.

Here are some things to do when you’re meeting someone for the first time:

  • Come prepared with questions and be curious
  • Introduce yourself and share some information on your academic or professional background
  • Be genuine and clear about your interests and goals
  • Be an active listener and acknowledge key points in the conversation
  • Learn how you can help your match with their goals
  • Be mindful of each other’s time
  • Make a plan to follow-up and keep in touch

Don’t have a profile yet? Get started.

act with integrity | be curious | collaboration | embrace change | explore new possibilities | generosity | give willingly | go above and beyond | inspire others | mba | ug1 | ug2 | ug3 | ug4
ALL MBA | Bulletin Posts | UG Level 1 | UG Level 2 | UG Level 3 | UG Level 4

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Comment Policy

We generally welcome discussion on our blog posts. However, we reserve the right to edit or delete comments in certain situations:

  • Comments which include unrelated or suspicious links or messages (spam).
  • Comments which are off topic.
  • Comments which attack or threaten individuals or a group of people.
  • Comments which include profanity or messages that would generally be considered offensive or inappropriate by the McMaster community.

This site is moderated by the DeGroote Marketing and Community Engagement team. If you have any questions please email Katie Almas.