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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management offers an online database for political science employment, career articles, and a mentoring program.
  10. 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.
  11. This is an easy and affordable source of business cards for AU students. Students can order business cards for a reduced price.


  1. 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.


  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. 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.
  4. 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.


  1. 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.
  2. 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.


  1. 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.
  2. 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.


  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. Footprints is a global leader in recruiting certified teachers and ESL instructors for rewarding teaching jobs abroad.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.