Develop a Network

Sources for Networking

Start with who you already know

This includes parents and family, friends, former coop employers and co-workers, neighbors, acquaintances, faculty, advisers, fellow students, community and religious groups

Attend Employer Engagement and Career Design events

such as Career Fairs, Industry networking events and Employer and Alumni presentations to make new connections.

Join Professional organizations, especially campus chapters and attend conferences

This is a great way to stay current in your field and meet other professionals

Are you LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is the premier professional networking site. Join for free and start connecting. See our LinkedIn page, join the Employer Engagement and Career Design group and Northeastern Alumni Group and attend LinkedIn 1 Build Your Profile and LinkedIn 2 Build your network workshops offered weekly both on the ground and virtually.

Web and print material

Professional journals, newsletters and websites can help you identify people who are active in the field

Northeastern Online Alumni Directory

There are more than 200,000 alumni listed, most of whom would love to help a fellow Husky. You can access the Online Directory through the Alumni Relations website.