LinkedIn has launched a new tool today-LinkedIn Classmates, which gives users new insights and networking features to connect with fellow alumni of colleges and universities around the world.

LinkedIn Classmates is meant to help users:

  • Explore Possibilities:  See what alumni in your field have accomplished since graduation – and expand your sense of what’s possible for you
  • Make Connections:  Reconnect with old friends, and reach out to alumni in your field for their industry expertise and career opportunities
  • Find Opportunities:  From mentoring to jobs, your fellow alumni often are ready to help