Backpack to Briefcase (b2B)

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The Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program is a great way for Faculty of Arts & Science students and recent grads to connect with experienced A&S alumni to learn about career paths available to them after graduation. These online networking events are a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about career prospects and gain insights and lived experiences from A&S alumni to better understand how their Faculty of Arts & Science degree can launch them into a variety of exciting careers. 

Join the U of T Faculty of Arts & Science Alumni LinkedIn group to stay up to date on upcoming events and build professional connections with fellow graduates to enhance your career and network. 

Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) events include:

Online Industry Panels

This moderated Q&A session will help you explore your next steps and give you the tools to navigate the current job market. More information on what to expect and how to prepare will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date.  

All events will take place from 12 to 1 pm EDT.

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  • Careers in Business — October 27 
  • Careers in Public Policy, Government & Non-Profit — October 28 
  • Careers in Law — November 3 
  • Careers in Health & Life Sciences — November 4

Next Steps Conference

The annual Next Steps Conference is an inspirational and energizing event for Arts & Science students and new graduates to build their professional networks. 

Space is limited. 

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Alumni — volunteer with us!

B2B events invite alumni to meet and help students make the transition from university to a rewarding career. If you’d like to mentor and support students and new graduates in their career journeys, this is a great learning opportunity for you.  

Volunteer Application 


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