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Irish Compass: Notre Dame’s Online Networking Resource

April 1, 2018

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Be active in IrishCompass.nd.edu, Notre Dame’s official online community for networking, mentoring, and job opportunities for alumni and students. Join the thousands of Notre Dame family members who are receiving and giving career advice, being mentored and/or serving as mentors, exploring and posting job opportunities, and using the various professional development resources.

How To Sign Up

Alumni can sign up for IrishCompass using email, LinkedIn, or Facebook at irishcompass.nd.edu.

Students sign up using their ND NetID and password.

  • To protect the privacy of our undergraduate and graduate students, their profiles are not viewable in IrishCompass until they have communicated to alumni over the platform (e.g., sent a message, requested a meeting). Once a student has initiated contact via IrishCompass, their profile becomes visible only to those alumni the student has contacted. Students are not searchable in IrishCompass, and students don’t contact other students in IrishCompass.

Alumni

All Notre Dame alumni have access to IrishCompass. Alumni can use the platform to gain support and perspective as they navigate their own careers and, in true Notre Dame spirit, to give back by serving as a resource for fellow alumni and current students. IrishCompass enables connections, networking, mentoring, and job opportunities in practical and useful ways.

As an alum, you can:

-Boost your network by making direct connections on IrishCompass with alumni who will generously share their professional experience, knowledge, and insights.

-The platform automatically generates natural connections through an algorithm (via key questions) and flexible search fields

-Fulfill the key role of a mentor to alumni or student(s) who aspire to be where you are. They will greatly benefit from your insights and candid feedback.

-Gain valuable perspective from alums who may mentor you as you continue your career journey and professional development.

-Enhance the strength of your organization by hiring Notre Dame talent with professional experience. Post your job opportunities on the IrishCompass private job board.

-Pursue your career goals by searching for your next opportunity on the IrishCompass private job board.

-Access the IrishCompass Library, which includes helpful videos, webinars, books, articles, guides, and worksheets addressing a variety of career-related topics. Important note:​ IrishCompass enables you to control the type and frequency of your connections. Within the platform, you can set the number of requested meetings for 30-minute career conversations/calls and the number of three-month mentoring relationships.

Additional Questions/More Information

For additional information, visit irishcompass.nd.edu, which includes a Frequently Asked Questions page.