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AU Job & Internship Fair

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Recruit AU Students & Alumni

Join us for our Spring 2018 Job & Internship Fair on March 21 from 1:00-4:00 PM in Bender Arena and meet talented AU students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

The AU Job and Internship Fair is open to AU students and alumni and registered employers only.

This high-impact fair connects representatives from 140 nonprofit organizations, companies, and government agencies with more than 1,200 students and alumni from a variety of disciplines within AU’s:

Job & Internship Fair

photo of employer and student at AU's fall Job and Internship Fair



Contact Elaine Salisbury, employer relations specialist, at 202-885-1852 or ...

E-mail Elaine

Registration Fees

Early bird discounts are available through February 23, 2018.

Nonprofit Organization

Early bird discount: $200.00
Standard fee: $250.00

For-profit Organization

Early bird discount: $550.00
Standard fee: $600.00

Government Agency

Early bird discount: $350.00
Standard fee: $400.00

Your registration fee includes:
  • Eight feet of exhibit space, including a six-foot table, cloth, and two chairs
  • Customized sign displayed above your table
  • Buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the fair for two representatives

Advertise to Students & Alumni

Help your organization stand out through our Job & Internship Fair mobile app. Grab the attention of prospective interns and employees with a captivating banner ad on our mobile app. Our app is widely promoted on campus and at the fair to help students and alumni pinpoint opportunities and organizations of interest.

Interactive Banner Ad
Cost: $100.00
Artwork Specifications: All artwork must be 600 x 110 pixels.

Please provide the URL to which your ad should link, e.g., to your organization's about us or career pages.

For advertising questions, contact Kara Constantine, assistant director of marketing and communications.

For all other questions, contact Elaine Salisbury, employer relations specialist.

Employer Check-in

Please ensure that all participating representatives from your organization review the information below:

Registered employers may check in as early as 11:00 a.m. on the Upper Mezzanine Level of Bender Arena and enjoy a buffet lunch beginning at 11:30.

Student and alumni attendance is greatest at the start of the fair, so please arrive early, enjoy lunch, and complete your set-up before 1:00 p.m.

Career Center staff will be on hand to help deliver your materials from the elevator, loading dock, or check-in table to your exhibit area. Large displays extending beyond your eight-foot area or audio visual equipment requiring electrical outlets cannot be accommodated. However, employer literature, business cards, and giveaways are welcome.

Wireless Internet access is available in Bender Arena.

Shipping To & From AU

Shipping Materials to American University

If you would like to ship materials prior to the fair, please send them to:

American University Career Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Butler Pavilion, Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20016-8011
Attention: Elaine Salisbury

Please call the Career Center's mainline at 202-885-1804 with questions.

Shipping Materials from American University


Bring your package to the UPS Store, located in the tunnel across from Bender Arena. UPS pick-up occurs at 5:30 p.m.


  1. Please bring a completed air bill and attach it to your package.
  2. Ensure that your air bill includes the following information:
    • Billing account number
    • Shipper and recipient names
    • Type of service
    • Approximate weight of package, if possible
  3. Call 1-800-463-3339 to schedule a pick-up.
    • Schedule your pick-up for NEXT DAY, no later than 4:30 p.m.
    • Pick-up location:

      American University Career Center
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
      Butler Pavilion, Fifth Floor
      Washington, DC 20016-8011