Can’t-miss events in June

Get out your calendars, everyone.

Yoga, dragon boats, emerging markets: June holds something for everyone.  

“Healing ourselves. Healing our communities.”

Join the Metro Region Family Advisory Council of Massachusetts and Northeastern’s Institute on Race and Justice for a day-long community workshop on Friday, June 1 at the Fenway Center. Participants will examine the impact of violence and trauma in urban communities and work to develop strategies for supporting families experiencing such conditions.

Mind and body

Drop into free yoga classes, offered each Friday of the month by the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service. The next one is June 1, at 4 p.m. There are yoga mats available. The center also offers weekly guided meditations on Mondays this month. The next one is Monday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. Both are held in the Sacred Space in Ell Hall.

Center for Emerging Markets symposium

At the annual symposium hosted by the Center for Emerging Markets, hear from CEOs and senior executives who will share insights on how best to source from, sell into, and innovate in Asia, given the trends in technology and the outlook for globalization. The half-day conference starts at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 in the Raytheon Amphitheater. Register in advance or on Tuesday morning.

Northeastern innovation ecosystem and you

Do you have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Are you an entrepreneur stuck in between stages? Do you have a business or product at the crossroads of development? Tune into an online forum that will help connect you to the university’s entrepreneurial resources. The virtual chat starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7.

Dragon Boat Festival

Learn more about the traditional Chinese festival before experiencing it for yourself. The Chinese Student and Scholar Association at Northeastern is hosting a workshop on Friday, June 8, at 1 p.m. in the Curry Student Center to explain the history behind the Dragon Boat Festival. Then, watch Chinese Student and Scholar Association compete at the festival itself, held on the Charles River.

Align info session

The Align program is designed for people who don’t have a technical background and are interested in combining their skills and undergraduate education with computer science. Learn more about the program and meet current Align students at an information session on Tuesday, June 19, at 5 p.m. in West Village H.


Career Development is running events all month to help bolster your job search. Learn how to perfect your elevator pitch, refine your LinkedIn account, nail an interview, and more, at on-campus and online seminars. Find a full list of events online.