Introducing: DC Coffee Conversations

Matching alumni with students and recent grads for a career inspiring coffee.

Take 30 minutes to meet someone new and create an opportunity to learn, share and answer questions.

Having a diverse network:

  • Accelerates careers
  • Helps tap into the smart thinking of peers locally and globally
  • Is a powerful contribution to the Durham College community

Are you a student?

You're invited to start building your network.


  1. Gain a better understanding of what careers are available to you
  2. Develop your networking and communications skills through real-world practice
  3. Build your network of DC alumni based on their industry and interests
As a DC student, you have access to alumni and industry partners with valuable life and career advice to share. With 85% of jobs being filled via networking the time to build your network is now. The top skills companies are looking for across ALL industries are active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions. DC Coffee Conversations is your exclusive networking and mentoring platform. Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, Coffee Conversations introduces you to alumni and other students based on your specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat in-person or online.


  • You’ll receive monthly introductions each year to a fellow student or alumni based on your career interests and goals
  • 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
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to continuous learning and career advancement
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your preferred email inbox.