Upcoming TASTE Meetings

TASTE meetings happen year round during the fall/winter and summer terms. Meetings are added as they become available so please check back. If you are a student and would like to apply for a meeting on this page, see Participate as a Student. If you are an alumni and would like to host a TASTE meeting, see Participate as an Alumni. Dates and times for meetings listed as "TBD" will be determined by the alumnus/a once eligible students have been chosen. Students are welcome to apply for these meetings, even though a date has not yet been scheduled.

Students Please Note: In order to be eligible for TASTE you must complete one of the pre-requisite professional etiquette workshops before the selection date. To register for an upcoming workshop and become eligible for the program please visit, careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/professional-etiquette. If no workshops are available please contact Surina Sohal, Employer and Alumni Liaison at surina@yorku.ca

Available Meetings

TASTE Meetings
Title

Company
Education
Date/time Location
Reference Assistant
Steacie Library, York University
BA Psychology, 2009
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:00 pm
Tour: Before or after lunch
On campus
Customer Sales Champion - INTEL
INGRAM MICRO
BA Economics and Finance  - Liberal Arts and Professional Studies,  2014
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mississauga
Strategic Partner Manager
Google Canada
BASc Computer Engineering - Science and Engineering ,  2007
Ongoing – Friday
Lunch : 11:30am - 1:30pm
Toronto
Director
Human Resources
BA Human Resources; Business & Society, 2011
Professional Certificate in HRM
Winter TBD
Coffee Chat: 5:00pm
Toronto
Infrastructure Specialist
Independant Consultant
BA Computer Science, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, 1988
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:30PM
Toronto
Lead Therapist and Managing Director
Counselling Services for York Region 
BA Kinesiology and Health Science, 2008
Winter TBD
Meeting: TBD
TBD
Lawyer
Naimark Law
BA, Hons, Sociology , Faculty of Education, 2008
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Toronto
Account Manager
Purolator
BA Kinesiology, Health 2015
Winter TBD
Lunch: 1:00pm
Toronto
Manager
WES Global Talent Bridge
BA Honours History and Urban Studies, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, 2010
December TBD
Coffee Chat: 10:00 - 12:00pm
Toronto
University Registrar
York University
M.E.S, Environmental Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies, 2003
Flexible
Coffee Chat: 11:00 - 12:00pm
YorkU Campus
Human Resources Business Partner
Spicers Canada ULC
BA Cultural Anthropology, 2011
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Vaughan
President
IC Solutions
BA Languages, 1996
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:30pm
TBD
Federal Crown Attorney
Public Prosecution Service of Canada
BA Criminology, 2010
Winter TBD
Lunch: 1:00 - 2:30pm
Toronto
Process Improvement Coach
University Health Network
MBA Schulich School of Business, 2013
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:30pm
Toronto
Social Media Manager
Red Flag Deals
BA Hons Communications/Law & Society, 2010
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:30pm
Toronto
Senior Policy Analyst
York Region
BHS Health Policy, 2013
Winter TBD
Meeting: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Newmarket
Principal
Badruddin Consulting
BBA Finance & Accounting, Schulich School of Business, 2009
Winter TBD
Coffee Chat: Mondays at 5:00pm
TBD
Technical Recruiter
NTT DATA Services
BHRM, Human Resource Management, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, 2014
Winter TBD
Lunch: 12:30 - 1:30pm
Toronto
Legal Counsel
Deloitte LLP
BA, MA Political Science/ Law and Society, 2004/ 2005, 2014
Winter TBD
Coffee Chat
Toronto
Program Advisor
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
BA Sociology, Graduate Studies, 2011
Winter TBD Toronto
Manager, Business Insights
TD 
MA, PhD Economics, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies,  2017
Winter TBD
Coffee Chat: 12:00pm
Toronto
Director of Business Development
Freedom 55 Financial
BA, 1998 & MBA, 2002
January 2018
Lunch: 12:30 - 1:30pm
TBD
Doctor of Chiropractic & Clinic Owner
Annex Family Chiropractic
HBSc Kinesiology, 2000
January 2018
Lunch: TBD
TBD
Lawyer
Calvin Barry Professional Organization
LLB Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1988
Jan 16, 2018
Lunch: 1:00pm
Toronto
Professor and General Education Coordinator
Durham College
Honours BA Psychology, 1996
February 23, 2018
Lunch: 10:00am
Toronto