Employer Relations

Connect with the next generation of global leaders and impact makers.

Jobs & Internships

Please use the university's free, comprehensive recruitment tool to post and promote your position to 15,000 registered AU student and alumni users. Learn more about Handshake or log in now.

If you have an internship, job, or other opportunity that you'd like promoted specifically to SIS graduate students, please send the description to siscareer@american.edu.

We send the SIS Career Digest email to juniors and seniors three times each semester with a list of opportunities and upcoming events, as well as profiles of successful student interns and alumni. Likewise, every Tuesday, we send graduate students the Career Compass email to promote networking opportunities and to share internships and jobs sent to us directly by alumni and employers.

Please click here to review the university's recruitment policies.

Engage With Students

We are always looking for alumni who want to meet and support SIS students.

Ways to get involved currently include:

  • participating in a panel or networking event; 
  • serving as a mentor in our mentoring program;
  • meeting with a student for an informational interview;
  • supervising a student intern for a semester; and
  • hosting a job shadow experience.

If you are interested in any of these options, please complete our online interest form. We would love to hear from you!