Networking & Career Events

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The UM Alumni Association is proud to host virtual and regional career events for our alumni.

’Canes Mentoring ’Canes Virtual Series

During this online flash-mentoring hour, you'll be connected to UM alumni mentors for short, 10-minute chats accessible from any computer or mobile device. No audio or video is required. Contrary to traditional, long-term mentoring, ’Canes Mentoring ’Canes is designed to facilitate convenient one-time networking and mentorship opportunities.

What to expect during the event:

  • Connect with key alumni mentors for one-time, one-on-one, text-based chat.
  • Gain expert advice on growing your network, entrepreneurship, creating your career trajectory, job search, cultivating leadership skills and much more!
  • Strengthen your network by connecting with other students and alumni

Register for a 2018-2019 ’Canes Mentoring ’Canes event today:

Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET

Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET

Interested in volunteering as a mentor? Fill out our ’Canes Mentoring ’Canes Volunteer

Virtual Career Café

Virtual Career Café is a career services event exclusively for UM alumni. During the Virtual Career Café, you’ll have the unique opportunity to connect 1-on-1 with a career professional for short, 10-minute text-based chat accessible from any computer or mobile device. No audio or video is required. During the event, you will be able to gain advice from career professionals to refine your interviewing skills, polish your résumé, create a strategy for your job search or even revamp your LinkedIn profile.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m  ET

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET 

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET

If you have any questions please contact Sarah Seavey, Director of Alumni Career Services, at