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Upcoming Events

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

December 6 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | American University Bender Library Room 150 | Job Search Skills for International Students

January 23 | 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. | MGC Lobby - Mary Graydon Center | Teach For America Employer Pop-Up

Programs & Events

Most events are hybrid; check Handshake for locations.
August 30 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Get to Know the AU Career Center

October 4 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Making Connections - Networking & LinkedIn

October 16 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Resumes for Undergraduate Students

October 30 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Resumes for Graduate Students

November 2 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Writing a Cover Letter: Presentation & Workshop

November 8 | 4 - 5 p.m. | All About Interviewing

November 15 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Advanced Job Search Strategies 

November 30 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Understanding Benefits & Salary Negotiation

December 6 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Job Search Skills for International Students

Casual Career Chats

Informal, virtual lunch time talks with Career Center staff. 
September 6 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Finding Part-time Employment

October 2 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Thriving in the Workplace

October 12 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Internships 101

November 6 | 12 - 1 p.m. | All Things Networking

November 17 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Informational Interviewing

November 28 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Talking about Your Skills

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

Employer-in-Residence programming will resume in Fall 2023. In the meantime, review the program guidelines below.

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, see upcoming opportunities to meet with employers in Handshake.

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.

Wrap up the year and prepare for a new one

Wrap up the year and prepare for a new one

Career Center appointments and activities during the winter break and preparation for upcoming spring events.


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

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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.