FAQ

You will find below the answers to most of the questions that you ask yourself ...
If not, please contact us at alumni@tbs-education.fr or on 05 61 29 50 90, every day From 9am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

  • Q: What is the graduate network?
  • A: The Alumni network brings together all the alumni (students and graduates) of all the TBS Group programs, ie more than 39,000 people in June 2017
    • 1 directory
    • 119 countries represented
    • More than 5,000 companies
    • 85% of contact emails have been confirmed

 

  • Q: What are the advantages?
  • A: Thanks to the alumni directory, you can gain access to advice on a career, a company, a sector of activity, a country... via the Alumni community. Once you graduate, you will be able to stay in touch with your classmates, recruit future collaborators or be head hunted, and be contacted by the school or ranking organizations.

 

  • Q: How do I use it?
  • A: You can access the directory from the website www.tbs-alumni.com with your login information (same username as for the school, password to be confirmed by the association)
    • Conducting a search is simple and fast. You can combine different search criteria (company, position, location, graduation year...). So you can find the an alumni who works as a Financial Controller at Danone, based in Paris and then send them an email that they will receive in their inbox directly.
    • Attention, email addresses are never visible!!!
    • Did you forget your login information? Send us an email at annuaire.alumni@tbs-education.fr, or come and see us at the Association, 20 bis Boulevard Lascrosses, (next to the Quoi Compans restaurant)

 

  • Q: What can you ask alumni?
  • A: You should never ask them directly for an internship or a job. It is more useful to ask them for advice (it is more rewarding for them):
    • Their profession
    • Their career path
    • Their current or previous employer
    • Their sector of activity
    • Their country of residence

Even if you do not ultimately get an internship or a job, you will have received valuable information and guidance that will be useful in your job search.

 

  • Q: When should I contact them?
  • A: When you are looking for advice to change careers, find a job or star a business.

 

  • Q: What is the best attitude to have?
  • A: Play the networking game, be open, humble, and friendly, be prepared to talk about your school and your studies and the alumni themselves will also be open, friendly and ready to talk about their story! You all belong to the same family...

 

  • Q: Who can visit the alumni website?
  • A: Anyone can visit the alumni website, but only people with personal login information can access all of the available resources

 

  • Q: Who can see my directory profile, and what elements are visible?
  • A: Access to the directory is regulated, and there are three possible levels of information:
    • Simple visitor: a person who is not logged on to the website can see your last name, your first name, your year of graduation, and the name of the company where you are currently working
    • Members who have logged in, but have not paid their membership fee can see your last name, your first name, your year of graduation, and the name of the company where you currently work
    • Members who have logged in and paid their membership fee can see your last name, your first name, your year of graduation, the name of the company where you are currently working. Additionally, they can click on your name and see your profile. They will also be able to contact you via the website.

 

  • Q: I am a student, do I have to pay a membership fee?
  • A: No, students and those who graduated in 2017 are de facto members

 

  • Q: I am currently unemployed, do I have to pay a membership fee?
  • A: Yes, if you graduated before 2017, you must pay a one time, life-long membership fee