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American University President Neil Kerwin
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    Former Employee - Student in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Student in Washington, DC

    I worked at American University part-time (more than 3 years)


    The staff at AU is highly supportive of student ambitions. I commuted to campus in order to participate in master level courses. The staff and student leadership were also always willing to alert the student body of new career positions and higher educational opportunities.


    Very few online courses were offered while I was attending AU.

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American University Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

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    Foreign Language Coach Interview

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    Interview Details

    -Reached out to the supervisor and expressed interests of applying
    -Got confirmed of interview date over email
    -Conducted an on-site interview to talk about resume, past experiences, and strength to contribute. The interview lasts for about 30 minutes
    -Got the offer, negotiated schedule, and got started

    Accepted Offer

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East, Latinos For Hire, 2012

Additional Info

Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1893
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Fulfilling the vision of George Washington for a national university in the country's capital, American University was chartered by an Act of Congress in 1893 as a private, independent, co-educational institution under the auspices of the United Methodist Church. Today, the school offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 12,000 students... More

Mission: American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between... More

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