Find a mentor. Be a mentor. Connect over coffee with uOttawa alumni mentors from anywhere in the world or meet and give advice and support the next generation of leaders.
Up to 85%

of jobs are filled through networking 


of networkers found opportunities through online networking


of people don't network - give it a try!

Building connections is important for career development! Through the online platform, Ten Thousand Coffees, students prepare for the future of work and alumni support their career development and strengthen uOttawa’s global network.

Ten Thousand Coffees is a networking and mentoring platform. It matches alumni and students with networking opportunities that suit their career goals. Whether you’re looking for sage advice, industry-specific knowledge or just tips on navigating the current job market, the uOttawa Hub can help.

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Sign up for the uOttawa Hub and personalize your profile by selecting your program, industry, interests and goals. Your answers will influence your matches. (Make sure you sign up with an email address you check regularly.)
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Each month you’ll receive a new connection, right to your inbox, plus tips on how to reach out and start the conversation.
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Suggest a time to chat, in person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience. Where and how long you meet is up to you.

Find a mentor

Are you a student or a recent graduate? Join the uOttawa Hub to learn and grow by connecting with fellow alumni over shared career goals, professional interests and life experiences. 

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Be a mentor

Are you an alumni or employer? Join the uOttawa Hub to give back by inspiring our current students’ personal and professional growth.

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The University of Ottawa doesn’t screen the online career mentors who join the uOttawa Hub. When meeting a mentor in person, exercise the same caution you would when planning a face-to-face meeting with anyone you’ve connected with online (for example, meet in a public place).
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