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Undergraduate Information: Graduating Seniors

SOC Advising Graduating Seniors

The AU Career Center reports that 92.5% of School of Communication students in the 2010 graduating class were working in their chosen field and/or attending graduate school six months after graduation.

Academics

  • Get to know the Commencement Website (link to www.american.edu/commencement)
  • Check your e-mail daily!  Graduation announcements will be sent to your AU e-mail account.  E-mails include information about applying for graduation and ordering regalia
  • Meet with your academic advisor to make sure everything is in order to meet your graduation requirements
  • Meet with your second major academic advisor or minor advisor to make sure everything is in order for graduation.

Career

  • Schedule an appointment with the Career Center to discuss your job searching strategy
  • Research companies and start looking for opportunities at the beginning of the fall semester
  • Be sure your resume is posted on the AU Career Web
  • Check out the Career Center’s event calendar for job fairs and workshops