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Monday-Friday: 10 am–12 pm and 1–4 pm

Fernando, Gihan S
Assistant Vice Provost

Butler Pavilion, Room 5th Floor on a map

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

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Your Comprehensive Recruitment Tool

Handshake is the Career Center's career services management platform. This free tool enables you to:

  • Create and maintain a profile that informs students and alumni of your organization

  • Post descriptions and collect applications for full-time and part-time jobs and internships

  • Coordinate on-campus interviews and information sessions

  • Register for job and internship fairs, networking receptions, and other Career Center events

  • Report hiring outcomes

  • Connect with 1,200+ universities nation-wide using Handshake

Account Information

Register online for a free Handshake account. Once your employer's account is validated, or you connect with your existing company profile, you can post jobs to American University. If you have questions about Handshake, please email Elaine Salisbury or call 202-885-1852. 


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