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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. The Association of Health Care Journalists offers job listings, graduate program information, and freelance resources for health care journalists.
  17. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


  1. Ed2010 is a website maintained by aspiring professionals in the magazine publishing industry. The site offers job postings, career advice, and networking opportunities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 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.