Thank you for expressing interest in our talented students and alumni. We offer our employer partners hybrid recruitment opportunities through in-person, virtual & on-demand events. Hybrid recruiting increases accessibility and allows for a more diverse candidate pool. Contact us about developing & implementing a hybrid recruitment strategy specific to American University.
Please take advantage of our hybrid resources and services listed below and contact Bret O'Brien, Employer Relations Coordinator, for more information.
Meet exceptional students & alumni at our in-person & virtual Job and Internship Fairs, which are widely regarded as the most affordable and well-organized recruiting events in the D.C. area.
Generate buzz about your organization and further build your brand, by hosting virtual or in-person events. Pitch your organization and opportunities to eager candidates. Submit your session request through Handshake and partner with our Employer Relations Coordinator, Bret O'Brien, who actively promotes your event to appropriate audiences.
On-Campus Interviews: Enjoy the efficiency and convenience of interviewing AU candidates virtually or in-person through our free On-Campus Interview (OCI) program. Use Handshake to request an interview date, post available positions, review resumes from qualified candidates, and select interviewees.
Employer Meet-ups: These virtual, in-person or simulcasted info sessions run 30-minutes to 1 hour, with a presentation and Q&A format. Share current events and projects with students and pique their interest in applying to jobs and internships.
Employer Pop-Ups: Set up a table in our active student center from 11-2pm T/Th during the semester to showcase your brand to students & alumni. Or host a virtual Employer Pop-In room for quick conversations with students and alumni who will rotate in and out.
Employer-in-Residence: Host pre-scheduled one-to-one appointments in-person or virtually, with interested students & alumni, chats are generally 20 minutes and are a great first step in getting to know candidates and provide industry based advice.
SPRING 2023 RECRUITMENT EVENTS
Is your organization hosting a virtual or in-person open house, professional development opportunity, webinar series, panel or other virtual event? Let us know! Post all recruitment opportunities in Handshake and invite AU! The AU Employer Relations Team will promote to the appropriate audience.
Interested in visiting an AU Career Course class? Contact Sharena Payne, Associate Director of Employer Relations.
Hire talented, committed, part-time staff members for a fraction of the usual cost. Partner organizations - non-profit organizations and government agencies - hire AU students with Federal Work Study awards for part-time positions in the fall, spring, or summer terms. Partners pay only 25% of students' wages, while federal funds cover the rest. To learn more, visit the Public Service Work Study Program page or contact Darnise Samuel our Student Employment Coordinator.
Looking for AU student volunteers to help advance a campaign for social justice or community service project? AU's Center for Community Engagement & Service (CCES) is here to connect you to our active and engaged students! Over 3000 AU undergraduate students volunteer each year. Let the CCES staff assist in connecting your organization to the AU students who share a passion for your cause!