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Work at American University

American University's Office of Human Resources invites you to explore a career at AU if you are looking for a place to grow personally and professionally and do meaningful work. We value the strengths and contributions of our staff and faculty and have an engaged community committed to the student experience.

Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.

American University provides a comprehensive benefits package, a flexible, supportive environment, and rewarding work that helps you to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance.

Join us at American University and help us to develop tomorrow's citizens and leaders who will change the world.

Staff Appreciation Week Volleyball & Cookie Bake-Off

Registration for the Volleyball tournament and the Cookie Bake-off closes on Friday, May 24.

Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week: June 3 - 7, 2019

Join us for a fun-filled week as we celebrate our staff with activities including the staff picnic, cupcake bake-off, StaffCon2019 and more!

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Applications for AU Tuition Scholarship due June 1, 2019

The American University Tuition Scholarship is available for eligible dependent children who are enrolled full-time in a degree program at AU or Wesley Theological Seminary.

Submit your AY 2019-2010 application online through the myAU portal by June 1, 2019.

Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run & Fun Walk

Join WCL's Team

March with the LGBTQ+ Affinity Group at the 2019 Capital Pride Parade

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Retire Well Education & Resources for All Stages of Retirement Planning

Heart Health As You Age

Tuesday, June 11
12pm - 1pm
SIS Founders Room


20-Year Club


The 2018 20-Year Club inductees reflect upon their time at American University.

AU Retire Well: 403(b) Retirement Planning


Learn about how you can successfully plan and manage your money for retirement, Social Security benefits, and more.