Career Advising

When it comes to career advising, we want to see you early and often. From exploring career options to expanding your network, and from first résumé review to mid-career strategy setting, our advisors are prepared to share thoughtful advice and strategic support to help you achieve your career goals.

Appointment Availability

At certain points in the semester, our advisors' calendars fill up quickly. Please plan ahead: don't wait until the day before an application is due or the last month of your last semester to contact us. If you need immediate assistance or cannot find an appointment on Handshake, you should email siscareer@american.edu

Schedule an Appointment with a Career Advisor

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Current undergraduate and graduate students can schedule an appointment through Handshake.

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Graduate Student Career Consultant

Fall 2022 only, graduate students can make an appointment with career consultant, Maggie New. Appointments with Maggie are scheduled via the Office of Career Development. Please email siscareer@american.edu to schedule an appointment with Maggie. 

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Our No-Show Policy

Outside of sudden illness or emergency, no-shows to appointments and events are not acceptable. Students who accumulate multiple no-shows will be suspended from further use of our services and must meet with the director to discuss their absences and regain access.