Develop & Use Your Network

Informational Interviews

This informational meeting is one of the best ways to open up and expand your network. An informational interview can give you the opportunity to learn about a company, a particular position or a career path, as well as make connections with people in the field you are interested in. Read more in our Informational Interviewing guide.

NU Alumni

There are more than 150,000 NU alumni out there, many of whom are willing to help out fellow NU graduates. Use the Alumni Directory, in which you can find in the “Husky Net” section of the alumni website, to search for alumni by job title, company name, etc.


Known as the “Facebook for your professional life,” Linkedin is an incredible tool to find alumni. Join Northeastern Alumni groups to find them.

Networking Etiquette

Check out this networking etiquette guide before you approach alumni, to learn how to make the most of your networking process.