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One of the great benefits of attending American University is the plethora of opportunities available to its students in regards to professional development. Our location in Washington, DC gives us the ability to connect with employers, workshops, and networking opportunities that span the range of interests within International Affairs. The following are the resources available to students enrolled in the program:
- SIS Graduate Career Services
- Student Leadership Opportunities
- MIS Program Awards
- Connect with MIS Alumni
- Alumni Benefits
Another great opportunity that international students can take advantage of in order to gain professional experience is through the post-program Optional Practical Training (OPT) visa that allows recent graduates to work for up to a year in the US. For Information on this, please see the ISSS Website.