Northeastern’s new alumni networking platform NUsource — initial impressions

NUsource is a brand-new platform designed exclusively for Northeastern alumni. Much like LinkedIn, the site can be used to create professional connections, but it’s also a great place to develop mentoring relationships and solicit and share career advice with other Husky alumni.

Functionality and User Friendliness

To begin, the homepage includes a dashboard which allows you to access your calendar, inbox and user profile. Additionally, recent posts, latest resources (basically site tutorial videos) and personal recommendations reside here.

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Have you tapped into the power of NUsource?

What makes the Northeastern experience unique is your strong, deep-rooted, global network. Whether it’s contacts you made during your co-op, personal connections you built during your coursework, or peers you engaged with as alumni – the Northeastern network is your catalyst for success. And we’re making it even more accessible with our newly launched platform: NUsource.

If you’re seeking career advice, industry insights, mentoring, or simply strengthening professional connections, NUsource is your first step. The platform is designed exclusively for Northeastern alumni and community members around the globe to connect, expand, and grow their network.

What makes NUsource different?

Features NUsource LinkedIn Facebook
Create profile, share professional/educational experience X X X
Northeastern-specific contacts, groups and discussions X X X
Access to connections within your city X X X
Email/call/video conference capabilities within the platform X X
Industry expertise/advice X X
Warm connections (no cold calling; people opted in to help you) X
FREE resume review, informational interviews, advice on Northeastern lifelong learning programs X
Northeastern affinities and affiliations (Groups like Young Alumni, Latinx Affinity) X
Matching quiz to recommend connections based on interests X
Access to formal mentoring programs X

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