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Dear Applicants,

Thank you for your interest in joining the Kennedy Political Union team. KPU is the non-partisan, student-run, student-funded speakers bureau at American University. Since 1968, the Kennedy Political Union has been recognized as one of the premier college speakers bureaus in the United States. Our mission remains to bring the most politically relevant and interesting speakers to campus to engage the American University community and to focus on important issues from all ends of the political spectrum.

As the Kennedy Political Union continues to celebrate its 50th year, we will reaffirm our commitment to collaborating with a host of on-campus organizations and partners and working to provide an engaging, diverse, and inclusive set of speakers.

A successful Kennedy Political Union is reliant on a strong team of dedicated and passionate AU students. To apply, applicants must submit 1) an updated resume detailing relevant skills and experiences and 2) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the specific position or team you are applying for. More information on the open positions are detailed below.

During the application process, please feel free to send any questions to

All the best,

Yazan Hanouneh (he, him, his)
Director, Kennedy Political Union

UPDATED: Applications are due by Wednesday, May 30th, at 11:59 p.m.