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Upcoming Events

Programs, Workshops & Events


Educational Career Programs & Events - Spring 2024

Internship Workshops

Prepare to SOAR

Job & Internship Fair Prep Events

Casual Career Chats

You can download the Programs, Workshops & Events Flyer.

You can watch recordings of past workshops on our YouTube channel.


In addition to the fairs listed below, visit Handshake Events and filter for "Career Fair" under Category to find more.

February 9 | 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Virtual on Handshake
Government, Education & Non-profit Career Fair

February 20 | 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. | Constitution Hall
Advocacy, Policy & Legislation Networking Reception

March 27 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Hosted Virtually on Handshake
Spring 2024 Job & Internship Fair

Meet 1:1 with an organization representative. Schedule your appointment and see who's coming through Handshake.

Spaces are limited. Slots open at 9 a.m. two weeks before the event. Please review our program policies and to learn how to sign up for these opportunities.

If an EiR is full or you cannot attend the date, still click 'Apply' in Handshake to be placed on the wait list and send a copy of your resume to the employer. 

Students can view opportunities to meet with employers in Handshake. Events are updated daily.

Missed a webinar? Check out our YouTube channel for recordings. Here are some of our featured playlists: 

Spring 2023 Career Readiness series - includes webinars on resumes and cover letters, networking, virtual interviewing and more.
Hot Topics for Career Success - 5-10 minute videos on a variety of career topics.
Peer Advisors Present - let our Peer Advisors guide you through Handshake, QuadJobs, and other Career Center resources.


Career Conversations

AU Career Center partners with the Sine Institute to bring you Career Conversations with their six amazing 2024 Sine Institute Fellows.

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Eagle Tales: Cooking Up Career Support

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet Gihan Fernando, assistant vice provost, Career Center.

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Celebrating Excellence and Achievement

Another Successful Year for American University: A Legacy of Excellence in Public Service.

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Fulbright AU-web

Congratulations to AU’s Fulbrighters

American University is a top producer of Fulbright grant recipients.

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AI in Your Career Development

On this page, you'll discover our advice on how to effectively leverage AI for your career development.


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Students can reserve one of three interview rooms during Career Center hours. Call or email us to reserve a room.

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Connect with AU alumni for help with everything from general career advice to job opportunities. Sign up with your LinkedIn or Facebook account.

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Career Exploration and Self-Assessments

Learn four career exploration steps and the self-assessments available to help you find your next steps. 

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Career Competencies

Being "career ready" means doing everything you can to prepare and execute a successful transition to the workplace.

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Partner with Us!

Students, if you're interested in co-sponsoring an event with the Career Center or would like to request a workshop for your organization or club, please fill out this event request form.  

To learn more about how the Career Center can support or enhance your work in and out of the classroom, please contact Elizabeth Romig.


How To Get To the Career Center

AU Career Center - The First Stop on Your Career Path - Video and Audio Descriptive Guideline.

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Career Guides by Major

Not sure what your career path might be, or how your major can help you get there? Use our career guides to explore the skills you'll develop through your coursework, how you can apply them in a variety of fields, and where to learn more about industries related to your major.

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