American University Career Center

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The AU Career Center teaches students and alumni to develop career goals, decision-making skills, and job search strategies to manage their professional and academic pursuits.

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Learn more about resources to figure out where you want to go and what you want to do at next week’s Casual Career Chat! Join the Career Center in learning about how to find your own direction and take the opportunity to learn more about where you can go in college and beyond. Register through the link in our bio.


The Career Center will operate virtually Monday, November 21 through Wednesday, November 23. We will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 and resume normal hours the following week. Enjoy your holiday!

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Students, if you ever concerns about a suspicious internship or job opportunity that seems too good to be true, please contact your AU career office to discuss with your career advisor before submitting sensitive personal material such as your bank account information or your social security number.

Kogod Office of Career Engagement

Cybersecurity threats—such as gift card scams and email impersonation—are some of the latest tactics AU community members need to stay vigilant against according to Cathy Hubbs, AU’s chief information security officer. Read on to learn more about how to protect yourself in the Digital Age.


Undergrad & grad students, apply to participate in Deloitte's Future of Work Institute (FoWI). It's a free program designed for students from ALL disciplines and emphasizes the development of foundational human skills, such as empathy, emotional intelligence, communication, resiliency, and critical thinking, to help prepare students to navigate future careers and be leaders in our rapidly changing world.

Students who complete the program will receive a Deloitte Future of Work Institute microcredential that can be added to your LinkedIn profile and resume. Applicants must be at least a sophomore in good academic standing available to attend both days. Learn more & apply at the link in bio.


Get ready for our September 28 fall job & internship fair with our job fair prep events!

From getting your resume in shape to learning what to expect and how to make the most of the fair, we've got you covered.

Register for these events and the job fair here:

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Is Crealytics your perfect match? 🤔

Time to find out!

Swipe to learn more of what makes us special and check out some of our open positions in the US.

Register for the fair at the link in our bio to meet with Nick Sifrin of Crealytics on September 28 in Bender Arena.


Looking for a part-time job this semester? Come check out the part-time job fair on September 7 to meet both on- and off-campus employers! Talk to over 30 different organizations to learn about part-time positions and receive career advice from a variety of professionals. The event will be held from 3-5 pm in MGC 200. Register with the link in our bio. We hope to see you there!


Welcome back! Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 30, join Career Center staff and advisors for an informal meet-and-greet from 12-1 pm on the Quad in front of MGC. Learn more about the Career Center’s resources and services and get a preview of our exciting line-up of fall programs and events!


It's time to for virtual internships with the federal government! View internships and apply all in one place, USAJOB’s Open Opportunities VSFS Community (link in bio).

Here's how to search and apply:
1. Click “Join community” to create a account and Open Opps profile
2. Click “View internships”
3. Apply for up to three internships through July 28

Project mentors review applications, conduct interviews, and make selections in August. Projects start in September.


Want to practice your key business skills while competing for more than $10,000 in cash prizes? The AU Center for Innovation and Kogod School of Business (American University) are offering a month of interactive entrepreneurial learning through Startup and Standout, a series of speakers, workshops, and a video pitch competition!

Join online from home, the beach, or anywhere in the world that your summer takes you! Register today:


Looking for work with progressive political organizations? Attend ’s in-person career fair this week (link in their profile) and/or their virtual career fair on June 16.


Congratulations to these outstanding School of International Service, AU & AU School of Public Affairs alumni!

Congratulations to Madison Freeman (AU SIS’16) and Shyheim Snead (AU SPA’18), who have been awarded the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at Stanford University! This program prepares graduates to be visionary, courageous, and collaborative leaders who address complex challenges facing the world. Learn more:


Don’t miss today’s Instagram story on AUCareerCenter— it’s been taken over by the U.S. EPA! Between application tutorials and comedy, it’s worth the watch!


Interested in a career working on environmental and sustainability issues? Learn more about the opportunities in this field at the Environment and Sustainability Industry series!
Hear from AU alumni discussing their experiences and career paths working in the environmental and sustainability industries at a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. Register for one-on-one conversations with industry professionals on April 4 & 5.


Get ready for our in-person and virtual spring job & internship fairs with our How to Prepare for the Fair events! Today at noon, join American University College of Arts and Sciences CAS career advisor Marie Spaulding to learn How to Prepare for the In-Person Fair. Tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/21, practice your elevator pitch, and on Wednesday, 3/22, get your resume in shape at Resumes 101.

Register for these events, next week's resume stations, and both fairs here: -to-prepare-for-the-fairs


Registration is open for the spring job & internship fairs. Attend in person on March 30 or virtually on April 6, or both! See which employers are coming so far, and register now!


Want to learn what it's like working on Amazon’s Worldwide Communications team?

Join Mallory Kopp (Sr. Recruiter, Amazon WWC) and Jen Bemisderfer (Sr PR Manager, Amazon WWC) for a discussion and Q&A at Kogod School of Business (American University)'s Marketing & Communication Industry Fair tomorrow. To attend, register for the fair, then sign up for the 2 p.m. session.


Looking for a part-time job?

Join us Friday, February 11, from 1:15 - 4 p.m., for a just-in-time hiring event for AU students seeking part-time employment this semester. Register on Handshake:

Both on-campus offices hiring students and a few off-campus organizations with Federal Work Study positions for the Public Service Work Study Program will be there. We'll send out an updated list of the hiring offices and organizations before the event so that you can research, prepare, and apply to the right positions for you.

For help with your application materials, schedule an appointment with your Career Center:
- AU Career Center:
- Kogod Office of Career Engagement: (All Kogod students)
- School of International Service, Office of Career Development: (SIS 3rd, 4th year & SIS Grad students)


In partnership with the SIS Dean’s Board of Advisors, we're excited to host an Alumni-Student Networking Reception on Friday, February 4 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the SIS Founders Room. Join us at this networking reception to meet alumni and employers working in business & consulting, international relations, non-profit management, and law.


Join the Career Center for our Spring Job Search series! Attend a variety of events to learn more about making your resume stand out, interviewing and networking techniques, and finding job opportunities. Register on Handshake:


Good luck on exams — winter break is so close! Our office will be closed next week. We'll be back January 3 for virtual appointments. In-person appointments restart January 10. Happy holidays!


Join the School of Communication, the Career Center, and the Office of Development & Alumni Association for an information session about the New York City Career Intensive this coming March! Gain access to career and networking opportunities in marketing, public relations, journalism, and more in the communications industry with this exciting opportunity. Register at


There’s still time to register for the International Student Career Fair! Meet with a variety of employers and explore positions in the US and abroad. Register and explore employers here:


What to work at Google? Find out what it’s like working there at one of these events. Register in Handshake > Events.

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Don’t forget to register for the Capital CoLAB Career Fair this Thursday, September 30th! Connect and network with employers like Microsoft, Capital One, and many more! Register here:

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This virtual event is a great opportunity for students to connect 1-on-1 with employers from across the region! Share your background and experience, and get all your questions answered. Make sure to save the date and time as this event is coming up quickly. Stay tuned for more updates regarding the career fair and do not forget to register:
Employers who are attending include Northrop Grumman Careers, Microsoft, EY, General Dynamics Information Technology, Maximus, T. Rowe Price, Deloitte, Capital One, Inova Health System, and more!


There’s still time to register for the Fall 2021 Job & Internship Fair! Take advantage of this great opportunity to network with employers and make connections. Prepare for the fair by updating your Handshake profile, perfecting your resume at a resume station, and signing up for employer sessions. Employers attending include the FBI, the Peace Corps, Teach for America, and many more! Register for the fair here: Register here for resume stations here:

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