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  1. The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. Explore ACJS's website to find more information on certification, membership benefits, employment listings, and regional organizations.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. All50Medical.com matches health care professionals with professional opportunities. The site offers information on a variety of health care related professions.
  6. Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) is a coalition of diverse organizations working together to build sustainable peace and security worldwide. Members can participate in collaborative initiatives for more effective peace-building in vulnerable and volatile regions and take part in AfP-sponsored forums, seminars, and workshops on topics of vital interest to the peace-building community. Members also have access to a broad-based resource of peace-building information on AfP's website, including upcoming events, reports, research, and new models in the field. Find job vacancies, grants, and contract opportunities on the website's Career Center.
  7. Alliance for Women in Media is a nonprofit, professional organization of women and men who work in the media and allied fields. With nearly 10,000 community members, the Alliance for Women in Media is proud to represent men and women engaged in all aspects of creating high-quality media and related services. The group's website offers an online Career Center, blog, and industry links and resources.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Founded in 1917, the American Association of Advertising Agencies is the national trade association representing the advertising agency business in the United States. Its membership produces approximately 80 percent of the total advertising volume placed by agencies nationwide. Visit the website for event information, business resources like trade reports, and details about membership benefits.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU's website includes information about its committed causes and how to get involved with and join the organization.
  17. The American Copy Editors Society is a professional organization working toward the advancement of copy editors in newspapers, magazines, websites, and other journalistic endeavors. The Society's aim is to provide solutions to copy desk problems through training, discussion, and an awareness of common issues. The Society's website includes information about scholarships, conferences, mentorships, and job listings.
  18. The American Correctional Association shapes the future of corrections through strong, progressive leadership that brings together various voices and forges coalitions and partnerships to promote the concepts embodied in its Declaration of Principles. The American Correctional Association provides a professional organization for all individuals and groups, both public and private, that share a common goal of improving the justice system. Members have access to conferences, workshops, and online training tools. Internships are available in a variety of departments for students from disciplines like journalism, business, marketing, and computer science. Information on internship opportunities is available on the ACA's website.
  19. InterAction is the largest coalition of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) focused on the world’s poor and most vulnerable people. Collectively, InterAction’s more than 180 members work in every developing country. Members are large and small, faith-based and secular. The council's online resources include a member directory, an events calendar, and training documents.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. For more than 25 years, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. Founded in 1982, AFPC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make or influence the foreign policy of the United States and to assisting world leaders, particularly in the former USSR, with building democracies and market economies. AFPC's website offers information about its publications and events, as well as internships with the organization.
  23. 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.
  24. The American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members. AILA's online Career Center, with job postings, is also accessible by non-members.
  25. 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.
  26. American Journalism Review is a national magazine that covers all aspects of print, television, radio and online media. The magazine, which is published six times a year, examines how the media cover specific stories and broader coverage trends. AJR's website offers resources to career journalists, including reportorial aids, a list of journalism organizations, and writing tools.
  27. The American Marketing Association (AMA) was established in 1937 by visionaries in marketing and academia. Today, the AMA has grown to be one of the largest marketing associations in the world, with more than 30,000 members who work, teach and study in the field of marketing across the globe. AMA is the trusted go-to resource for marketers and academics. Its website provides a Career Resource Center with job postings.
  28. 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.
  29. Since 1847, the American Medical Association has promoted scientific advancement, improved public health, and invested in the doctor and patient relationship. The American Medical Association's website provides information on health careers, career planning information, and a job database for physicians, students, and health care professionals.
  30. 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.
  31. The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872. The Association aims to protect all Americans, their families and their communities from preventable, serious health threats. The Association's website provides resources including a career database, webinars, and health publications.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. The American Society of Criminology (ASC) is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency. ASC's website includes information about its members and publications, as well as job listings.
  36. The American Society of Journalists and Authors represents independent and freelance nonfiction writers. Its website offers information about membership benefits, which include workshops and funding opportunities.
  37. MPA – The Association of Magazine Media is the industry association for multi-platform magazine companies. Established in 1919, MPA represents 175 domestic magazine media companies with more than 900 titles. The Society's website offers a career site with job and internship postings.
  38. The American Society of News Editors focuses on leadership development and journalism-related issues. Founded in 1922 as a nonprofit professional organization, ASNE promotes fair, principled journalism, defends and protects First Amendment rights, and fights for freedom of information and open government. ASNE's website offers a journalism career bank and job resources for journalists.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a nonprofit educational and professional organization with more than 1,700 members across the United States and Asia. Since its founding, AAJA has been at the forefront of change in the journalism industry. The AAJA's website provides resources for career journalists, including career listings and a BlogTalkRadio series, as well as scholarship and internship news.
  44. Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only nonprofit organization in the United States with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB has expanded its mission to address issues affecting Asian Americans on the corporate level and has established a scholarship program for undergraduates. AWIB's website provides a business reference library and skill-building opportunities for business owners, as well as employment opportunities within the organization.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management offers an online database for political science employment, career articles, and a mentoring program.
  49. The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising, offers professional development opportunities, including training courses and web conferences as well as an online job bank.
  50. The Association of Health Care Journalists offers job listings, graduate program information, and freelance resources for health care journalists.
  51. The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) comprises 60+ schools in the Americas, Asia, and Europe dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs. The site offers career resources, areas of employment to consider, and fellowship information.
  52. 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.
  53. Attorney Jobs is a job site exclusively for attorneys, containing thousands of jobs nationwide and abroad covering legal and law-related job opportunities. The website contains thousands of jobs in law firms, corporations, public interest/advocacy groups, legal services organizations, colleges/universities, and more. Professional development resources including career development articles, skills training, and legal career alternatives, are also available.
  54. This is an easy and affordable source of business cards for AU students. Students can order business cards for a reduced price.

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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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  1. 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.
  2. CareerBliss is a free career resource website with local job listings, company reviews, salary information, and articles on career advice.
  3. Careers in Government is is dedicated to matching qualified individuals with challenging and rewarding careers in government and the public sector. The website offers career resources and a listing of jobs available in public sector organizations in the United States.
  4. 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.
  5. ChemIndustry.com is the leading comprehensive directory and search engine for chemical and related industry professionals. The website offers a listing of job sites and databases.
  6. New Scientist Jobs is an online source for science- and technology-related jobs and candidates. Jobseekers can search and apply online for positions, as well as peruse career advice.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a print and online resource that offers news, jobs, grant opportunities, and information related to the nonprofit community.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. The Council of Public Relations Firms is a membership organization that offers resources for public relations professionals, including a job board, industry research, and events/webinars.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. CreativeShake is the leading resource for high-quality artists to staff creative projects. The website offers an online portfolio for users and jobs listings in the art and design fields.
  21. The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation's mission is to educate the public about the impact of drug policy and the problems of policing on the criminal justice system. The foundation's website offers information about its internship program.
  22. CubReporters.org is a journalism career site devoted to aspiring career journalists. The site offers job, internship, fellowship, and scholarship postings, as well as resume/cover letter advice, industry-specific resources, and career advice from experts in the field.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.

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  1. Dave's ESL Café is a virtual meeting place and resource center for ESL teachers. The website has various job listings and links, and allows users to post their resumes for employers.
  2. 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.
  3. The Defense Intelligence Agency is a Department of Defense combat support agency with more than 16,500 military and civilian employees worldwide. The DIA's website includes information about career, contracting, and educational opportunities.
  4. Democratic Gain is a national membership association for progressive political professionals and organizations. The association's website includes job listings and allows users to post their resume online for employers.
  5. Democratic Hill Jobs is an online magazine geared to Congressional staffers that reports Capitol Hill news and provides information about working and interning in Washington, D.C. The magazine's website also includes job listings.
  6. Development Executive Group is a membership organization that offers business information and recruitment services to the international development community. The site offers news and job and career advice.
  7. Dice is a career site for technology and engineering professionals. The website features a job board with thousands of high-tech permanent and contract/consulting jobs.
  8. Discover Criminal Justice is an online career resource for those interested in pursuing careers in criminal justice, such as corrections or the police force. The website offers career-specific articles, interviews with experts in the field, more than 100 criminal justice job resources, and a database of more than 500 criminal justice management programs listed by degree, specialty, and state.
  9. Docs in Progress is a nonprofit organization that gives individuals the tools to tell stories through documentary films and to educate, inspire, and transform the way people view their world. The organization's website includes information about fellowships, funding, and classes, and provides opportunities for filmmakers to screen their work for criticism and feedback.

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  1. Earthworks is an online job database with a job listings in the energy, oil, mining, geoscience, meteorology, ecology, and related fields.
  2. EcoEmploy.com is an employment database that offers environmental job postings in government, companies, and nonprofit organizations. The site offers salary surveys as well as resume tips.
  3. 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.
  4. Ed2010 is a website maintained by aspiring professionals in the magazine publishing industry. The site offers job postings, career advice, and networking opportunities.
  5. Editor & Publisher is a journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry. The journal's website offers interactive news, media links, conferences, and job opportunities in the news industry.
  6. The Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) is a national, nonprofit organization of self-employed professionals in publishing and communications. EFA offers a job listing subscription service, networking opportunities, educational programs designed for freelancers, and health insurance for members.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Education-Jobs-Search.com offers domestic and international job listings for educators. Users can search by job category and location.
  10. The Electronic Embassy provides information on each of the embassies in Washington, D.C., as well as a listing of embassy positions across the United States.
  11. 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.
  12. Entertainment Careers offers a database of jobs and internships for those interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Other resources include resume tips, advice against agency scams, and information about employers.
  13. Environmental Careers Online matches top candidates with today’s top green employers. The website provides career news, inside tips and advice on environmental careers, and job listings.
  14. The Environmental Career Opportunities website contains listings for jobs in the environmental field, which are sorted by category.
  15. 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.

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  1. 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.
  2. FIND ART is an artists locator and resource service, working to connect clients with artists. The website includes a listing of "artists calls" for work.
  3. Footprints is a global leader in recruiting certified teachers and ESL instructors for rewarding teaching jobs abroad.
  4. The Foreign Policy Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to informing, engaging, and inspiring public interest in foreign policy. The Foreign Policy Association offers a career center with job postings, a list of top foreign policy schools, global career boot camps, and career-related events.
  5. 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.