Internships for JD/MA Students

There are abundant opportunities in the DC area for jobs and internships. The following is a list of resources for jobs and internships, including websites where JD/MA students have held positions. For additional assistance please contact an internship coordinator at AU's Career Center.

Washington DC is one of the worlds premier locations for studying and participating in the world of international affairs. Make sure to take advantage of all AU and DC have to offer by participating in an internship. In addition to the Career Center at the Washington College of Law, you are more than welcome to use the full resources of the main campus Career Center. The American University Career Center offers the following resources to help you find the right internship.

Eagle Jobs Internships Specifically for AU Students

You can start your search by visiting the AU Jobs and Internship Website:
Powered by, this site allows you access to all career postings that come to the career center. You can log into your exclusive Eagle Jobs account by using the American University password "resume."

AU Career Center Library

The AU Career Center library is a comfortable, quiet work area with computers, books, newspapers, and magazines all dedicated to helping you find the right job or internship. Books of particular interest to JD/MA students are:

  • Careers in International Affairs
  • The Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States
  • The International Affairs Directory of Organizations

The AU Career Center Website for SIS Students

The Career Center has developed a number of resources exclusively for SIS students. To access these resources click here.

Meet with an AU Career Center Advisor

Enrolled students can meet with a career advisor by scheduling an appoint. Click here for more information.