Connect is an online portal building a community where established IT firms are able to brand themselves as employers that our talented generation aspires to work for. Students can see the latest industry trends to better hone their skill for contemporary and future industry needs. Till now the role of academia has largely been left out of the equation. Connect enables professors to build their profiles and the industry can get their research work done by them. Students can also receive virtual recommendations, which make it easier to apply for jobs.