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Your Comprehensive Recruitment Tool

Handshake is your gateway to the Career Center's employer services. 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


Register online for a free account. Once your account is created, connect with American University. We will approve your request within one to two business days. Employer approvals will take longer during official university holidays - including between Dec 24-Jan 1. If you have questions about your approval in Handshake, please email the Darnise Samuel or call 202-885-1814. 

Log in, using your e-mail address and password, and complete your organization's profile. If past or present colleagues also utilize Handshake, simply review and update your organization's profile as needed.

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