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Employment Resources


Career Center
Fax: 202-885-1861
Butler Pavilion, Room 5th Floor

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fernando, Gihan S
Executive Director-Career Center

Career Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8033-8011

As a graduate of American University, you may access unparalleled career services throughout your lifetime. Whether you reside inside or outside the Beltway, the Career Center is committed to helping you to manage your professional and academic pursuits.

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If you graduated more than one year ago, you are invited to meet with our alumni career advisor, Anne Kirchgessner, for up to three 30-minute appointments at no charge.

Changing careers or finding work in a tight market can be challenging. Anne offers phone and in-person appointments each Wednesday from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Schedule an appointment online or call 202-885-1804.


Utilize AU CareerWeb, your free and comprehensive career management tool, to search for jobs and internships specifically posted for AU alumni. To explore nationally competitive, merit-based scholarships that may enable you to study overseas, fund graduate education, or gain high-level work experience, search our National Scholarship Directory and learn more about the Office of Merit Awards.  

Recent Alumni Survey

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Yes or no, the Career Center seeks input from all recent alumni.

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Establish valuable connections with fellow alumni who may offer career advice or opportunities through the American University Alumni group in LinkedIn and AU's Alumni Association Online Community. Also interact with the Career Center on Facebook and Twitter.


Participate in free events and programs to advance your job search and network with alumni and employers. Consult the calendar for upcoming job and internship fairs, networking receptions, employer information sessions, workshops, and presentations.