The American University in Cairo's Career Center is a pioneer in the region in the area of career guidance, employer relations and recruitment. It was established in 1991 to become the first university career center providing comprehensive career services in the Middle East. The center's areas of expertise and achievements include:

  • Hands-on talent resourcing experience that draws on 30 years of professional expertise
  • Professional career advising service provided by certified career development facilitator instructors and licensed assessors
  • Resume critique service supported by trained Peer Career Leaders (PCLs)
  • Serves more than 6800+ students/alumni annually in areas of career advising, experiential learning and employment
  • Holds a bi-annual employment fair and has held 70 fairs to date
  • Provides career services to 50% of the total student population
  • Proven track record of successful fulfillment of employers' recruiting needs
  • Supports annually over 600+ employers
  • Contributes to capacity building in the area of career services in Egypt


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Career Opportunities (2021-2022)


Internship Opportunities (2021-2022)


University Career Center in the Middle East


Years of Professional Expertise


Employment Fairs

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Students and alumni served annually


Employers supported annually


Of the total student population are served

Employment Survey Graduates of 2020

Completed Internships


Employability Rate


Duration students took to land on their first job after graduation

Before graduation 13%
Less than a month 13%
One to three months 27%
Four to six months 28%
Seven to nine months 11%
Over 10 months 8%


Relevance to the current job on the academic degree earned at AUC

Related 47%
Closely Related 38%
Unrelated 15%