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Virtual Connections

Calling all alumni and students to sign up to be part of IDS's virtual connections

19 May 2020
Written by Michelle Cruickshank
Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash
Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash
The coronavirus pandemic has prevented this year's students from being able to meet many like-minded people working in development.

We'd like to offer current IDS students the chance to be connected to a former IDS student for a one-off 30 minute virtual coffee meeting.

If you'd like to be part of this- either as a student or an alum- please sign-up online using our short form.

You'll then receive one connection, selected at random, via email, after 1 July 2020. We'll also include some conversation starters to help you out. [If you're looking a mentoring please check out the careers & mentoring page)

Other than the expectation to arrange between you a 30 minute virtual chat. There is no formal structure, it is just a friendly chat for half an hour to help IDS students expand their network, during these unusual times.

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