Advice and resources from American University Career Advisors
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About the Career Center
The American University Career Center supports the university’s commitment to uncompromising quality in the education of its students. The Career Center teaches undergraduates, graduate students and alumni to develop educational and career goals, decision-making skills and job search strategies needed to manage their professional and academic pursuits.
We provide AU students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff with expert advising, leadership in experiential education, current information and resources, and networking opportunities on and off campus, as well as online.
This blog is full of such resources direct from our expert Career Advisors and staff.
Anna advises CAS students on a variety of career topics, such as choosing a major or career path, identifying and evaluating job or internship opportunities, and writing an effective resume or cover letter. She also helps students to develop networking skills, practice interviewing, and better understand their interests, skills, and work values through career related self-assessments.
Jennifer Carignan advises undergraduate and graduate students in AU’s nationally-ranked School of Public Affairs. In this capacity, she guides students through the process of finding and applying for challenging and fulfilling career and internship opportunities.
John advises first-year graduate students in the School of International Service as well as all AU students pursuing international internships. His primary function is to work with students in individual sessions on applications for internships, jobs and fellowships.