The Actors' Center boasts an active membership of more than 1,100 actors, directors, designers, and technical artists. The organization's website includes resources regarding membership and a casting database.
For access to the casting database, you must become an AC member or associate. Joining AC comes with a variety of other benefits, such as free workshops.
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 48,000 actors and stage managers in the United States.
The association seeks to advance, promote, and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. The AEA negotiates wages and working conditions and provides a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans, for its members. Actors' Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions.
Access AEA's website for membership information, including details about dues and members-only perks.
Alexandria City Public Schools is one of the most diverse school systems in the country, with students from more than 80 countries.
Explore the "Employment/Jobs" section to learn more about career opportunities with ACPS.
American Academy of Religion fosters excellence in the study of religion. The Academy has more than 10,000 members who teach in some 1,000 colleges, universities, seminaries, and schools in North America and abroad. The Academy is dedicated to furthering knowledge of religion and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. This is accomplished through Academy-wide and regional conferences and meetings, publications, programs, and membership services.
Explore the site to find employment listings, online publications, grants, workshops, and summer seminars.
The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community.
Visit the website to learn about events, online learning opportunities, and membership benefits.
The American Association of Community Theatre is the largest community theatre network in the U.S.
AACT's website provides networking, resources, and support to suit the needs of all those involved in community theatre. The website includes an online Career Center, various event listings, and information about membership.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country's largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change - politically, economically, and socially.
AAPD fulfills this mission through its career and leadership programs for individuals with disabilities, including offering internships and supporting the Greater Washington Internship Coalition.
Visit the website for events, membership, and internship information.
Established in 1899, the American Astronomical Society is the major professional organization in North America for astronomers, other scientists and individuals interested in astronomy.
AAS offers a "job register" link, which includes a detailed list of domestic and international positions. There is also a link to "career services," which includes employment opportunities.
With more than 400,000 members, the American Bar Association provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
A Career Center is available on the ABA's website for its members.
The American Chemical Society is the world's largest scientific society, supporting inquiry into the field of chemistry.
The Society's website includes career guidance, employment information, and a job database. Although many of the resources provided through the Society's website are for members only, the job database is free.
Founded in 1974 as an association for area and language professionals, the American Councils for International Education has focused its expertise on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development, delivery of technical assistance, research, evaluation, and institution building.
The organization's website offers information on its research and publications, as well as employment opportunities.
The American Federation of Teachers has more than one million members nationwide, and has grown into a trade union representing workers in education, health care, and public service.
AFT's website offers information about becoming a volunteer, a guide to "Teaching as a Career," and salary information.
As the umbrella organization for the profession, the American Historical Association (AHA) plays an important public role as a leader and public advocate for the field of American history. The Association defines ethical and professional standards, and offers advice on good practices in the field. Externally, the Association works broadly in behalf of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research.
The AHA's website includes a listing of careers in public history.
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Washington, DC
The American Institute of Graphic Arts aims to further excellence in communication design as a broadly defined discipline, a strategic tool for business, and as a cultural force.
Web resources include a job directory, discussion board, and an events page.
The American Mathematical Society (AMS), founded in 1888 to further the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.
The AMS's website has a searchable database of math-related jobs.
The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with more than 134,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.
APA's website lists employment opportunities in psychology that are searchable by state.
American School Directory is an online resource with information on more than 105,000 K-12 public and private schools in the United States.
Both monthly and annual subscriptions are available for purchase. Available information includes names of schools, their locations, and weekly updates on their activities.
The mission of the American School Health Association is to build the capacity of its members to plan, develop, coordinate, implement, evaluate, and advocate for effective school health strategies that contribute to optimal health and academic outcomes for all children and youth.
The American School Health Association's website provides information about scholarships and awards for students, as well as professional development courses, conferences, and webinars for individuals in school health services.
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is the world’s largest professional membership organization for pathologists and laboratory professionals. ASCP's mission is to provide excellence in education, certification and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists and laboratory professionals across the globe.
ASCP offers a searchable database of jobs in the medical field.
The national organization for sociologists, the American Sociological Association, provides a unique set of services to its members and promotes the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline.
The American Sociological Association's website includes a job bank as well as career resources and information about funding and grants.
AmeriCorps is a federal government program that offers its participants community service and leadership experience. Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.
AmeriCorps positions also offer students educational awards to help pay for their student loans.
AMIDEAST is a leading American nonprofit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.
AMIDEAST's website's employment section includes listings for jobs, internships, and consulting positions. AMIDEAST's website also offers information about cultural exchange opportunities.
The Artists’ Resource Guide provides a database of resources for artists, including employment, funding, legal services, and workspace and housing opportunities.
The Artists' Resource Guide is produced by the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, a program of The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.
The Aspen Institute's website offers job listings in the field, as well as information on public conferences and seminars for individuals interested in educational and policy studies.
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The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) is an international organization serving the interests and needs of its individual and institutional members and supporting experiential interpretations of history.
ALHFAM's website includes information on internships, part-time positions, and seasonal positions.
The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.
The organization's website includes an Employment Network with job listings that are searchable by state.
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. The organization's job bank contains current job listings by keyword, location, or job type. Additional career resources include a content library for works that contain career searching tips, career coaches for job seekers, and expert advice.
Big Vision Empty Wallet is a curated group of artists and innovators, and offers networking opportunities to those in the field. Members work in the arts all over the world, and the organization's website has a resource guide and information about its Washington, D.C., chapter and local programs.
The Black BOE Journal is America's leading African-American business and career magazine. The magazine's website includes employment opportunities, career training programs, and entrepreneurship resources.
The Brecht Forum is a cultural and educational center for individuals working in social justice. Through its programs and events, the Brecht Forum brings people together across social and cultural boundaries. The Brecht Forum offers classes, public lectures, seminars, and language classes.
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Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) is a professional association that works to assist college students and recent graduates with disabilities in the career development process. The COSD website offers a nationwide online job posting and resume database system that allows students to identify employment opportunities and employers committed to including disability as part of their diversity efforts.
Initiated and developed by the Harman Family Foundation, the Catalogue for Philanthropy brings attention and donors to the greater Washington, D.C., area’s smaller, community-based nonprofits.
AU students and alumni interested in volunteering, interning, or working with high-impact, carefully evaluated, community-based nonprofits are encouraged to research and connect with the organizations featured by the Catalogue.
Chemistry Jobs is an online resource for job-seekers in the chemistry and chemical engineering fields. The website includes job listings from around the world and allows users to set up email alerts for position listings.
ChemWeb is an online resource for chemists and scientists in related fields. The website features searchable chemistry journals and databases containing job listings, career resources and information on conferences.
The Child Welfare League of America is the oldest child welfare organization in the United States. The website provides access and influence to all sectors of the children’s services field, including e-learning courses for child welfare and human service workers, clinicians, supervisors, and managers.
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within Washington, D.C.
The website includes information about volunteer opportunities and internships, as well as grant opportunities.
Commongood Careers is a search firm that supports the hiring needs of the nation's leading nonprofits and social innovators. The site offers job listings, career advising, and a resource directory for job seekers interested in working for innovative nonprofits.
Computer Jobs offers a searchable database for computer science and information technology positions around the world, but with a specific focus on the United States. Job listings can be sorted by location, skill level, and other options.
Computer Work offers a searchable database for computer science and information technology positions around the world, but with a specific focus on the United States. Job listings can be sorted by location, skill level, and other options.
CQ Roll Call is the premier source of timely news, objective facts and analysis, and coverage of elections and the politics of legislation in Washington, D.C. The organization's website offers job listings for government-related positions in the District and on Capitol Hill.
Coroflot.com is a website focused on the professional development of creative designers in fields like fashion, 3D modeling, architecture, illustration, and graphic design. The website offers the largest and most active site specifically targeted for the hiring needs of companies that range from local operations to multi-national industry leaders.
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists represents public health epidemiologists. The organization's website provides job postings and information on the council's applied epidemiology fellowship opportunities.
The Council of the Great City Schools aims to prepare American youth to contribute to our democracy and the global community. The website offers job openings in urban schools in council member districts across the country.
The Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington is a leader in supporting, developing, and promoting Washington, D.C., as a producer of arts and culture. The organization's website includes job listings in arts and administration.
Cyber-Sierra is a website offering job announcements in the natural resources, conservation, and environmental advocacy fields. Job listings include both nonprofits and the private sector, as well as internship listings.
Washington, D.C.'s Office of Motion Picture and TV Development initiates and implements programs to generate revenue and stimulate employment in Washington, D.C., through the production of film and video projects. The department's website offers career opportunity listings and information about working on film projects in D.C.
The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy. The think tank's website includes job listings within the organization.
Education America Network (EAN) is a website dedicated to educational employment and resources. The site offers resume postings and domestic job searches and conference, seminar, and job fair announcements. It also offers information on state certification, teacher salaries, tips on resume writing and interviewing.
Education World is an online resource with links to individual schools, school districts, state departments of education, and general job listings. Listings are searchable by state or school district, and worksheets, lesson plans, and other documents for educators are also available.
EnhanceMyWriting.com offers a complete collection of writing resources for research papers, web writing, and reference search. The site provides links to writing and journalism jobs as well as style guides and related online resources.
Equal Opportunity Publications (EOP) offers career guidance and recruitment magazines for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities. EOP offers an online job board, career expos, and free magazine subscriptions to diverse students and professionals.
The Pathways Programs on USAJOBS provides current students and recent graduates with internship and career paths in the federal government. The site offers a series of pathways, a list of federal jobs by major, a list of federal agencies, and a video tutorial that explains how to find positions and create a search.
The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. It operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy and connect philanthropists to funding resources.