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UT Career Café

Share your career experiences and make a difference!

Do you remember your first time searching for a job? Did you succeed in getting a job in the field of your preference right away? What did you learn along the way? The UT Alumni Office organizes an Online Career Café in cooperation with UT Career Services. We are looking for UT alumni all over the world, who would like to share their career experiences with UT students in the final stage of their studies.


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Why should you join?

Alumni experiences from previous editions

Talking to UT’ers always feels like being home

It gives great satisfaction to be able to share something with students

“It is a pleasure to help students starting their professional career. The students are very thankful”

“Besides, it brings you back to the good old times of being student. It also contributes to self-reflection”

“Not knowing what your next step will be is scary. That is the feeling many students may have before starting their first career-steps. Being there as an alumnus, listening to their fears and giving them some helpful tips is a gift for both the student and the alumnus”

In-person edition, November 2023

Online edition, November 2023

How does it work?
During the UT Online Career Café, alumni share their career experiences with small groups of max. three students, in two rounds of 45 minutes each. The students are invited to ask questions like:

As preparation for your role as a mentor during the Career Café, we organize an introductory meeting for all participating alumni. During this workshop, you will receive information about the Career Café and get to know the other alumni who are participating. There will be space for you to ask your questions and exchange experiences with the other participants.