The Office of Alumni Relations provides opportunities for alumni to serve as mentors, provide career advice, and participate in networking events with students. Northeastern’s alumni are worldwide so no matter where you are, there is someone local who can help you feel connected.
With over 30 established Northeastern communities, made up of alumni, parents, students and friends, throughout the world, as key members of these networks, co-op students are always welcome and encouraged to attend events and take advantage of programming offered in your city.
Visit alumni.northeastern.edu to explore more information on ways you can take advantage of programming and connections.
The Northeastern University Regional Co-op Mentor Program
The Northeastern Co-op Mentor program allows alumni and students from around the world to engage and expand their personal network. This program, developed by the Office of Alumni Relations and Off Campus Housing and Support Services, makes it easy for you to make a strong connection with a student in your city. Alumni mentors help co-op students navigate their careers and professional development, potentially transforming their co-op experience, while co-op students get the opportunity to gain valuable expertise and knowledge from alumni who are leaders in their fields. Students and alumni can leverage the robust, global Northeastern network to achieve what’s next.
The program is currently operating in the areas mentioned below, however its scope continues to grow.
- San Francisco
- Silicon Valley
- London, UK
- New York City
- Washington, D.C
Contact Victoria Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a co-op in one of the above regions and interested in getting involved!
The Northeastern University Student Alumni Association
The Northeastern University Student Alumni Association (SAA) engages past, present, and future members of the Northeastern community by cultivating opportunities that strengthen school pride. SAA enriches the student experience by building connections via an expansive alumni network through professional, social, and service events fostering lifelong relationships with Northeastern University. Throughout the year, SAA plans career-oriented and school-unifying events for students including Homecoming, Husky Hugs, and The Mayor of Huntington Avenue (MoHA).
With a network of more than 225,000 individuals worldwide, Northeastern University alumni and students 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 network is vast and varied.
Take advantage of this network while on co-op with the Northeastern Circuits program. Launched in 2015, Northeastern Circuits provides you with the opportunity to connect with alumni and the wider university community through industry-specific events and professional programming.
The Northeastern Circuits program has already made its mark across several cities and industries across the U.S.!
- Charlotte – Banking
- Los Angeles – Entertainment/Film
- Silicon Valley – Technology
- Boston – Criminal Justice/Law
- New York – Music & Finance
If you have questions about the program or would like to see industry-specific events near you, please contact Bethany Lawlor at email@example.com.
Virtual Northeastern Networking Hours
Ask a question, share your experience, and build your professional network from anywhere! Our Virtual Northeastern Networking Hours allow you to participate in quick, text-based chat sessions with alumni in your industry from all over the world, from the convenience of your computer or mobile device.
The Office of Alumni Relations hosts general industry networking sessions each month, as well as custom regional and college-based events throughout the year.