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Career Development & Lifelong Learning

Whether you’re a new grad seeking help landing a job or an established worker interested in keeping your skills fresh, U of T can be your lifelong resource for ideas, connections, credentials and support.

Career resources for recent graduates

If you’re approaching graduation or have graduated within the last two years, check out the conferences, programs and resources we offer to help you launch into working life.

Career Centres

New alumni can continue accessing U of T career centres' support, online resources and advice.

For grads up to 2 years out.

School of Continuing Studies $550 discount

Claim an alumni discount of $550 to use towards a course at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies! Online learning available.

For 2018 or later grads.

SHAKER Professional

This premier series of workshops and other events focus on the needs of young alumni. Develop the skills needed to succeed in the workplace while making valuable connections.

Backpack to Briefcase

b2B's free workshops and events link recent alumni (and students) with alumni who are established in their fields.

For grads up to 5 years out

Next Steps Conference

This free conference about starting your career after graduation includes panels, workshops and networking opportunities. 

For grads up to 5 years out


U of T can be your lifelong resource for ideas, exploration, connections, and credentials.

Free LinkedIn Learning Courses

Register for up to 4 months of free access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly, featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. 

Free Online Course: Mastering LinkedIn

Turn your profile into a recruiter magnet. This step-by-step online course (normally $130, free for U of T alumni) is packed with tips and tricks. Learn at your own pace. Expires June 2022.

Alumni Discount on Rotman Executive Programs

U of T alumni receive 15% off the cost of these intensive, short courses. Acquire new professional skills and gain a competitive advantage.

Career Coaching Discount

Are you changing careers, returning to work after a leave or just need a fresh perspective? U of T alumni receive up to 30% off transition coaching from the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching, available online.

Leadership Coaching Package

Learn how to make a bigger impact in your organization. U of T alumni receive almost 45% off leadership coaching from the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching, available online.


Discover how we can help you upgrade your skills and knowledge. Explore our offerings from free lectures to continuing education certificates to graduate studies. 


Help a current U of T student with their journey, meet fellow alumni in your industry and raise your professional profile. Also, see COVID-19 related volunteer opportunities.

Exclusive video: An Insider's Guide to LinkedIn

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn to attract recruiters, ace interviews and get hired. Register to access this exclusive 1-hour video tutorial.


Hear from alumni across a wide range of industries as they share insights in monthly webinars. Join the U of T Hub community to get updates and to register.


You can tap into your peer alumni community in many ways - the U of T community wants to know what you’ve got brewing!


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Global Alumni Networks

Tap into our 640,000-strong, global alumni network and connect with your old classmates plus new friends in your field.

Ten Thousand Coffees

Use this online platform to meet and give career advice to students over coffee - or get advice and support from fellow U of T alumni.

Join U of T on LinkedIn

Network with U of T community members on LinkedIn! Search fellow alumni by study major, region, employer, title, skills and even degrees of separation.