Wrapping up a successful 2019 for DesautelsConnect

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Published: 17Dec2019
In November, MBA candidate Sonia Torres joined us for two Office Hour sessions, attracting students who were eager to learn about sales and trading, as well as internship opportunities at BMO Capital Markets.
In November, MBA candidate Sonia Torres joined us for two Office Hour sessions, attracting students who were eager to learn about sales and trading, as well as internship opportunities at BMO Capital Markets.

As the end of 2019 approaches, we are pleased to share what a successful year it has been for DesautelsConnect. Many of you leveraged the platform by connecting with other members of the Desautels community, in turn expanding your network and making valuable professional connections.

Our inaugural Office Hours, which offer small, intimate group conversations between a Desautels alumnus/alumna and students and recent graduates, have been met with nothing but positive feedback. The October Office Hour, hosted by Farid Guindo, gave students some privileged insight into the world of investment banking, specifically hedge funds and buy-side opportunities. In November, MBA candidate Sonia Torres joined us for two Office Hour sessions, attracting students who were eager to learn about sales and trading, as well as internship opportunities at BMO Capital Markets.

Given the success of these events, we are excited about what is to come for DesautelsConnect in 2020. We are currently planning Office Hours that will touch on entrepreneurship and real estate, which will be sure to pique students’ interest. Stay tuned for details on these, as well as other noteworthy events. The DesautelsConnect team wishes you happy holidays and a healthy 2020 filled with meaningful connections – professional and otherwise.

Log into DesautelsConnect:

  • Read DesautelsConnect ambassador Natasha's networking insights from 2019.
  • New feature: Edit your profile icebreakers to get better introductions and conversations in 2020.

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DesautelsConnect is an online network for the Desautels community at McGill University. The Ten Thousand Coffees platform matches alumni with students and recent grads for a career inspiring coffee.

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