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 5500 students/alumni annually in areas of career advising, experiential learning and employment
  • Holds an employment fair each semester and has held more than 65 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 700 employers
  • Contributes to capacity building in the area of career services in Egypt

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Career Opportunities (2019-2020)


Internship Opportunities (2019-2020)


University Career Center in the Middle East


Years of Professional Expertise


Employment Fairs


Students and alumni served annually


Employers supported annually


Of the total student population are served

Employment Survey Class of 2019

Completed Internships


Employability Rate


Duration students took to land on their first job after graduation

Before graduation 18%
Less than a month 19%
One to three months 28%
Four to six months 20%
Seven to nine months 6%
Over 10 months 20%
Did land on a job since graduation 7%


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

Related 40%
Closely Related 38%
Unrelated 21%