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Facts and Figures

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 over 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 8800+ students/alumni annually in areas of career advising, experiential learning and employment
  • Holds bi-annual employment fair and has held 73 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 680+ employers
  • Contributes to capacity building in the area of career services in Egypt

Career Center in Numbers

  • University Career Center in the Middle East
  • Years of professional expertise
  • Of the total student population are served
  • Job opportunities announced yearly

  • Students and alumni using Career Center services yearly
  • Internship opportunities announced yearly
  • Employers using Career Center services yearly
  • Employment fairs

Employment Survey Graduates of 2022

  • Completed Internships
  • Employability Rate

Number of Job Offers Received

1-4 job offers80%
5-9 job offers13%
More than 102%

Duration students took to land their first job after graduation

Before graduation17%
Less than a month18%
One to three months35%
Four to six months19%
Seven to nine months7%
Over 10 months4%

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

Closely Related34%