Preparing you for life after graduation

Housed within the School of International Service, the Office of Career Development supports the school's juniors, seniors, graduate students, and alumni through all stages of career development. Our mission is to create innovative, collaborative, and effective opportunities for career education and mentorship to prepare students for life after college. Whether you come to us looking for your first internship or with 10+ years of work experience on your resume, we will help you plot out your next steps in pursuing an extraordinary and meaningful career in international affairs.

Upcoming Career News

Fall Drop-in Schedule

We're still doing drop-in advising throughout the fall semester!

Come see an advisor for career questions and job search help. No appointment necessary!

Monday - Friday, virtual and in-person

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SIS Career Mentoring 2023-2024

Apply by 9/1!

SIS graduate students taking notes from an interview with a Brazilian worker during their practicum course

Consulting Career Fair and Networking Reception

Learn about careers in consulting and meet employers looking to hire!

September 6, 4-7:30pm

Non-Profits Making a Difference Industry Week, Oct 16-Oct 20

Visit non-profit employers in DC, network with folks in the field, and listen to speakers talk about what a career in non-profit looks like. Events will be posted in Handshake in the weeks leading up the October 16th.

Find out more in Handshake

National Security and Intelligence Community Industry Week

Mark your calendar for November 14-18! Attend a week of employer visits, networking, alumni speakers, and more.

Sign up for events in Handshake

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AU Career Center successfully held the Fall 2023 Job & Internship Fair

Fall 2023 Job & Internship Fair

AU Career Center successfully held the Fall 2023 Job & Internship Fair.

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Jeffrey Moeller, Soukayna Lakhsassi, and Lina Abisoghomyan

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Mentoring Program Strengthens SIS Students’ Career Development

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Developing and Showcasing New Skills

I am really interested in the stories data can tell.

In my interview for my current position, I was able to talk about how the SIS 306 course guided students through this really interesting, year-long research project for the first time. In that class, I was able to learn how to use SPSS and get comfortable with large sets of data. 

Discover your future with AU

Six months after graduation,

% of Graduates are now Working, Grad School, or Both

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