With a network of more than 240,000 individuals worldwide, Northeastern University alumni are poised to tackle today’s most pressing issues in the professional world. From the banking industry in Charlotte, North Carolina, to the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, to the technology industry in Silicon Valley, our alumni network is vast and varied.

You are still very much a part of the Northeastern community, even after graduation. The Northeastern Circuits program, launched in 2015, provides you with the opportunity to stay connected with fellow alumni and the wider university community through industry-specific events and professional programming. As we continue to roll out Northeastern Circuits, we will add cities and industries to our lineup of programming so please check back for events in your area!

Get Involved!

Are you interested in connecting with other industry professionals in the Northeastern community in your area? Do you want to stay informed about industry trends and topics? Do you want to attend an industry-specific Circuits event near you? If you answered yes to any of the above questions please contact Bethany Lawlor, Associate Director, Partnerships at b.lawlor@northeastern.edu.


Thursday, March 23, 2017
Northeastern Circuits: Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
6:30 p.m. | The Battery Penthouse, 717 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Northeastern alumnus, Marlon Nichols, DMSB’00, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cross Culture Ventures and Dan Gregory, Co-Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Education, invite you and a guest to The Battery, to celebrate the future of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurship and innovation network on the West Coast.

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, or someone looking to break into the start-up scene, don’t miss this chance to connect with local Northeastern innovators in the penthouse suite of one of the most exclusive social clubs in San Francisco!

Space is limited — secure your spot today, and be the first to hear a very special announcement regarding our latest initiative in entrepreneurship education.

Registration is $10/person and includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres, hosted bar (beer and wine only) and program. Must be 21+ to attend.



  • The Dinner Circuit

    The Dinner Circuit is an event sponsored by the Northeastern University Office of Alumni Relations meant to strengthen the network of Northeastern community members across the country by connecting alumni working within the same industry in the same city.

    The idea is simple: attend a casual dinner with a small group of fellow alumni to share a good meal and great conversation, all while expanding your professional network.


    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    The Dinner Circuit: Healthcare and Technology
    6:00 p.m. | Boston, MA (exact location TBD)

    Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community in the Boston area who work in the healthcare industry specifically in fields focusing on healthcare and technology and healthcare implementation.

    Admission is complimentary but registration is required. Event includes dinner and networking.



    Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
    San Francisco: Non-Profits and Higher Education
    7:00 p.m. | Schroeder’s Restaurant

    Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
    San Diego: Biotechnology
    7:00 p.m. | Whisknladle

    Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016
    Los Angeles: Business Side of Entertainment
    7:00 p.m. | Red O Melrose

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016
    New York City: Women in Music
    8:00 p.m. | Cask Bar and Kitchen

    Interested in hosting a dinner?

    Contact Bethany Lawlor at b.lawlor@northeastern.edu with your class year, city, and current industry.

    Interested in attending a dinner?

    Do you want to meet and connect with other alumni within your industry in an intimate and casual environment? Contact Bethany Lawlor at b.lawlor@northeastern.edu.

    *If you are an alumnus/a or student currently living in Boston, please visit the Dinner for 12 Strangers page.

  • Mentorship Program

    One of the most recognizable and successful components of Northeastern University is its co-op program. The Northeastern Circuits Mentorship Program provides alumni employees working at partner companies with the opportunity to significantly impact current students’ co-op experiences through six-month (and beyond!) mentorships. Alumni mentors and co-op student mentees can learn from one another all while staying connected to the university through conversations and events.

    Our current partner companies include Brown Brothers Harriman and EMC Corporation. If your company is interested in participating in the Northeastern Circuits Mentorship Program please contact Bethany Lawlor at b.lawlor@northeastern.edu for more information.

  • History

    The Northeastern Circuits program originally began as Lead Dog, a program focused on facilitating socializing and networking opportunities at companies in the Boston area with a large concentration of alumni employees. We would like to thank our Lead Dog founding partner companies for paving the way for Northeastern Circuits:

    • Brown Brothers Harriman
    • EMC Corporation
    • John Hancock
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Philips North America
    • State Street Corporation
    • UBS (NYC)

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