Employer Relations

career-services-logoAmerican Public University System (APUS) welcomes employers interested in recruiting from our talented body of students and alumni. The Employer Relations team of The Office of Career Services establishes relationships with employers who are seeking to fill internships and job opportunities. Employers who take advantage of our resources and services have the opportunity to reach more than 120,000 talented candidates with many years of experience in their varied fields.

The Employer Relations team offers recruitment services which include job postings, resume books, direct outreach emails, and virtual information sessions at no cost to employers or recruiters. Employers are also invited to participate in Virtual Career Fairs that attract thousands of students and alumni who are actively seeking employment opportunities and internship experience throughout the year. As an online university, we have candidates residing in all 50 states and more than 100 countries -- wherever the Internet goes!

Why Hire from APUS?student group

Experience and education: Our students are non-traditional; they are mature, active, working adults who bring experience and education to the table.
Rigorous programs: Our students and alumni are well-educated by leaders who have practiced in their fields.
Committed students are well-developed alumni: Earning a degree from AMU or APU is no small feat! Most of our students work full- or part-time while maintaining and balancing family life and other activities. This effort requires priority- and time-management skills, as well as tenacity!

If you’d like some hard facts to back this up, check out some fast facts about APUS.

Verify a Candidate's Enrollment

National Student Clearinghouse logoWe partner with the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment verification data to such agencies as prospective employers, credit approval agencies, educational institutions, and other third party requests. These third parties should visit the National Student Clearinghouse website for directions to access enrollment and degree data for American Public University System.

The APUS Job Board and Resume Database

NACElink logoAPUS has partnered with the NACElink Network to support our student and alumni job seekers. This is the world's largest network of college and university career centers and has over five million participating employer members.

Employers who register to join our job board, CareerLink, are able to post unlimited job and internship opportunities at no cost. Our students are encouraged to have their resumes on file within the system, therefore giving employers access to thousands of resumes. Invitations to special events are also sent to registered employers.

Advertising Employment Opportunities to Students and Alumni

social mediaTargeted Emails: We will send direct emails on your behalf to student and alumni users within our job board, as well as to the entire APUS student and alumni community.
Social Media: We announce and promote new job postings and new employers on several social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, and the university's virtual community, The Quad.
Personal Connections: Our team works closely together to ensure that students are aware of job opportunities in their field of study.

Virtual Career Fairs (VCF)

Virtual Career Fairs are an opportunity to meet, greet, and evaluate AMU and APU candidates from the comfort of your office! No fees. No travel.

Recruit Top Talent at our In-Person Career Fair

Let us help expand your candidate pool with our well-educated, experienced, and hard-working student and alumni community! This in-person career fair will provide your recruiters the opportunity to meet with our students and alumni face-to-face to discuss various prospects available within your organizations. Recruiters will have the chance to view participants’ resumes online and screen potential applicants before and after the event.

Career Day 2014 was a huge success! Stay tuned for details about 2015's event.

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