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 a bi-annual employment fair and has held 72 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


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Career Opportunities (2022-2023)


Internship Opportunities (2022-2023)


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


Employers Using Career Center Services Yearly


Opportunities Announced Yearly


Students and Alumni Using Career Center Services Yearly

Employment Survey Graduates of 2021

Completed Internships


Employability Rate


Number of Job Offers Received

1-4 job offers 79%
5-9 job offers 13%
More than 10 2%
None 5%

Duration students took to land on their first job after graduation

Before graduation 15%
Less than a month 17%
One to three months 36%
Four to six months 22%
Seven to nine months 9%
Over 10 months 2%

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

Related 46%
Closely Related 41%
Unrelated 13%