Backpack to Briefcase (b2B)

Offered by : Alumni Relations

Meet and network with successful alumni from your program of study. Talk to them about how their education has brought them to where they are today and how the skills, knowledge and values developed during university have served them after graduation. You’ll develop your professional identity, consider your options beyond your current degree, learn about potential career paths and grow your network.

b2B events, including workshops focused on developing and enhancing your networking skills, career panel discussions, networking events, and meals with alumni, are organized by many units across Arts & Science throughout the academic year.
A list of units currently participating in b2B is available at

Connect / Reflect / Project

  • Hear from and ask questions of alumni working in a range of contexts.
  • Explore connections between your academic program and potential career pathways.
  • Receive training on and practise networking skills.


All Arts & Science students are eligible to participate in the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program.


How to Participate

For more information about this activity or to indicate your interest, contact our Alumni Relations Officers at