Employer Services Resources /
Posting Positions

Employers are invited to advertise job and internship opportunities to WCL students and alumni. To take advantage of OCPD job posting services, please send the vacancy announcement to our office.

  • Mail: 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Ste 122, Washington, DC 20016
  • Fax: (202) 274-4096
  • E-mail: jobs@wcl.american.edu
Employers are also welcome to post positions directly to CareerLink, OCPD's comprehensive online job bank.

Please note: By posting a student or alumni position with OCPD, you are affirming your adherence to the law school's non-discrimination policy that extends to all employment opportunities. Please go to: Non-Discrimination Policy & Complaint Procedures for the full text of the policy.

Fall Recruitment Information

Employer registration information for the 2014 Fall Recruitment program is now open as of February 26, 2014.

Registering online for OCI & Resume Collections

Sign on to WCL's Symplicity system at https://law-american-csm.symplicity.com/ .

Click on “OCI” then “Request Schedule”. Please do not forget to click “submit” after completing your schedule request. You will receive a confirmation from our office once your schedule request is approved.

Registering via mail, fax, or email for OCI & Resume Collections

If you prefer not to register online, a paper form is located here. Please complete the form and return it via mail, fax, or e-mail. Contact information is provided on the form.

Upon registration, employers may elect to participate through any of the following methods: On Campus Interviews, Local Office Interviews, and Resume Collection. Those outside of the Washington DC area, or who are unable to travel to our campus, are encouraged to participate via Videoconference Interviews, Resume Collection, Direct Application, or through our Regional Recruitment Programs designed for employers in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Boston, and Philadelphia.

*With the exception of certain Regional Interview Programs, employer participation is free of charge.

- Contact Manager of Employer Relations Carey Morgan

Spring Recruitment Information

The 2014 Spring Recruitment Program will run from January 13 - April 24, 2014. Employers are welcome to register to participate in On-Campus Interviews, Local Office Interviews, Videoconference Interviews, Resume Collections, and/or Direct Applications.

- Spring Recruitment Registration Form
- WCL Recruiting Brochure
- Contact Manager of Employer Relations Carey Morgan

Other Resources

Employer Services

Why You Should Recruit at American University Washington College of Law

The Office of Career & Professional Development serves to educate students on professionalism in the legal workplace by offering individual counseling and unique programs that prepare students for the demands of sophisticated legal practice. It is our pleasure to work with employers across sectors to facilitate national and regional recruitment programs designed to introduce you to our students. Please see below for just a few of the many reasons why you should consider recruiting at the American University Washington College of Law.

Diverse Student Body:
The entering class of 2012 is representative of our diverse community with 57% of the class being women, and 37% identifying as ethnically diverse. The population hails from 213 undergraduate institutions, 42 states, and 9 countries.

Nationally Recognized Clinical Program:
WCL has been nationally recognized for its Clinical Programs. Through one of eight nationally acclaimed clinics, students have the opportunity to represent real clients in real legal proceedings in the courtroom, in business negotiations and before administrative agencies.

Unique Integrated First Year Curriculum:
WCL is one of the first law schools to formulate an integrated, cross-disciplinary first year curriculum that focuses on real-world legal problem solving and client representation.

Programs on Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, Environmental Law, and Law & Government:
These programs enable students to focus their legal education in order to maximize both academic and experiential learning opportunities in particular fields of law.

Real World Legal Experience:
With over 85% of WCL students participating in clinical, externship, and internship opportunities, students gain practical experience in preparation for the practice of law when representing clients in the courtroom, in business negotiations, or before a federal agency.

Recruitment Success:
Each year, the Office of Career & Professional Development accommodates thousands of legal employers who participate in our Fall and Spring Recruitment Programs and who submit job postings for law student and post-graduate positions.

Office of Career & Professional Development • American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 122 Washington, DC 20016 • 202-274-4090 F: 202-274-4096