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.



Monday, May 15, 2017
Northeastern Circuits: The Future of Information Technology
6:00 p.m. | Chef Software, Inc., 619 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

Northeastern parent, Barry Crist, PNT’19 and the Office of Alumni Relations invite you and a guest to Chef Software, Inc to celebrate the future of Northeastern’s thriving tecnology and innovation network on the West Coast.

Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community living in Seattle and working in information technology, computer science, and cyber security in Chef’s beautiful and eclectic cafe space. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and drinks while hearing from keynote speaker, Barry, Chef’s CEO, about the future of technology.

Whether you are a seasoned software engineer, a data analyst, or someone looking to break into the information technology scene, you won’t want to miss this chance to connect with local Northeastern innovators in Seattle!

$10.00 per person includes hors d’oeuvres and 2 drink tickets. Must be 21+ to attend.


Thursday, May 25, 2017
Northeastern Circuits: Accounting Reception
6:00 p.m. | pWc, 101 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210

Join us for the Accouting Reception on Thursday, May 25 hosted by industry leader PwC. This event is part of our Northeastern Circuits program designed to highlight industry professionals and provide the opportunity for Northeastern community members to network with one another.

The speaking program will include Northeastern Professor David Sherman and alumnus Chris Pisciotta, DMSB’05, Assurance Senior Manager, Retail and Consumer Practice at PwC.

Whether you are a seasoned tax expert, or an accounting student looking to make new connections, or anyone in between, you won’t want to miss this chance to connect with local Northeastern community members from PwC’s fantastic new space in Boston’s Seaport District.

$5.00 per person includes hors d’oeuvres and hosted bard (beer and wine). 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. | Marliave, 10 Bosworth Street, Boston, MA

    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.


    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    The Dinner Circuit: Finance
    6:00 p.m. | Chicago, IL

    Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community in the Chicago area who work in the finance and accounting industries.

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


    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    The Dinner Circuit: Engineering
    6:00 p.m. | Boston, MA

    Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community in the Boston area who work in the engineering industry specifically in areas of industrial engineering, project management, and research.

    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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