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Coffee Chat: Young Alumni – Finding Your Fit

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Friday, June 22 | 8-9 a.m.
137 Weston Parkway, Cary
All young alumni welcome. 

Sign up today. Limited capacity, registration required.

Feeling frustrated with your post-graduation job search? Is your first job out of college or grad school not living up to what you hoped it would be? Looking to make a career change early in your career? Connect with other young alumni (classes of 2008-2018) and our career coach, Catherine Tuttle, at this free group discussion. Coffee provided, too. GAA members who show us their member card on the UNC Alumni app will also receive a Tar Heel Born and Bred coffee mug. 

Not sure what a Coffee Chat is? Check out our FAQ below. 

Interested in this event, but unable to make it? Take a short survey to let us know what time works better for you for future events.

And don’t forget, GAA membership also includes a complimentary one-hour coaching session every 12 months ($150 value) with our career coach, Catherine Tuttle. Catherine will work with you directly to schedule this session at a time that is mutually convenient. She is available by phone, Skype and in-person (for individuals who live in/near the Raleigh area).

Coffee Chat FAQ

What is a Coffee Chat?

A Coffee Chat is an informal discussion with fellow Tar Heels and our career coach over a cup of coffee. You will be able share your experience, hear from other Tar Heels and gather professional guidance from our top-notch career coach, Catherine Tuttle. The best part? Coffee is provided.

What will the subject of this Coffee Chat be?

This Coffee Chat will focus on finding your professional fit. That can mean finding you first job post-graduation or grad school or making an early career shift.

What will be the takeaway from the Coffee Chat?

You will walk away from this Coffee Chat with some thoughts around next steps learned from the experience of fellow Tar Heels and our career coach.

What do I need to wear? Do I need to bring anything?

Attire is casual, but we know some of you may be headed straight to work, so business or business casual is fine too. Feel free to bring a resume or business cards but they are not required.

What if I can’t stay the whole time?

Don’t worry, there is no requirement to stay for the entire hour.

What if I’m interested but can’t make it?

Take this poll to let us know when a similar event might be better for you.

And don’t forget, GAA membership also includes a complimentary one-hour coaching session every 12 months ($150 value) with our career coach, Catherine Tuttle. Catherine will work with you directly to schedule this session at a time that is mutually convenient. She is available by phone, Skype and in-person (for individuals who live in/near the Raleigh area).

Catherine Tuttle, Career Coach

Catherine is a career consultant with the General Alumni Association. Over the past 10 years, Catherine has worked one-on-one with MBAs, recent graduates, mid-level career professionals and executives. She has extensive experience working with resumes, cover letters and coaching, and is the owner of Forward Thinking Resumes. We are excited to have Catherine working with us to provide career support to our alumni.

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