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  • Digital Info Session

    Digital Info Session

    Learn more about The Washington Center Experience from application to arrival.

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  • The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    Yearlong ‘Monumental Career Journeys Start Here’ Celebration Commences

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  • A Day in the Life of a Communications Intern at a Nonprofit Organization

    A Day in the Life of a Communications Intern at a Nonprofit Organization

    Mireya Cabrera shares what a typical day is like as an intern on the Communications Team at Global Ties U.S., a nonprofit partner of the U.S. Department of State.

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  • Connecting Experiential Education and Early Careers Discussing trends in higher education, career preparedness and the future of work.

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  • How Do You Know If an Internship Is Right for You?

    How Do You Know If an Internship Is Right for You?

    With internships playing such an important role in your early career journey, here’s a practical guide to help you decide which internship opportunity is the “right” one. 

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  • A Day in the Life of a Congressional Staff Intern

    A Day in the Life of a Congressional Staff Intern

    What's it like to be a Congressional intern in Washington, D.C.? Fall 2019 Student Contributor Matt Enriquez explains a typical day. 

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  • A Monumental Journey to Here

    A Monumental Journey to Here

    Join The Washington Center in celebrating our 45th Anniversary, and the more than 60,000 young people and partners who’ve helped us further our mission.

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  • A Day in the Life of a Political Science Major Interning at the U.S. Department of Justice

    A Day in the Life of a Political Science Major Interning at the U.S. Department of Justice

    Elizabeth Lupinacci, a Political Science major from Quinnipiac University, shares what a typical day is like as an intern in Washington, D.C. 

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  • A Day in the Life of a TWC Intern at a D.C. Nonprofit

    A Day in the Life of a TWC Intern at a D.C. Nonprofit

    What a typical Monday looks like as a Development and Communications Intern at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC).

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  • How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation at Work

    How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation at Work

    Here’s how to identify and overcome the most difficult workplace conundrums.

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  • What It's Like to Intern with The U.S. Marshals Service

    What It's Like to Intern with The U.S. Marshals Service

    As a criminal justice student with the goal of working in federal law enforcement, it has been a privilege to intern at the United States Marshals Service in Washington, D.C.

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  • Watch Inside Washington 2020 On Demand
    Speakers share their insights and expertise into how the 2020 presidential race will develop.

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  • An Intern's Guide to Navigating D.C.'s Professional World

    An Intern's Guide to Navigating D.C.'s Professional World

    In Washington D.C., nothing is constant. Every day, new legislation is proposed and amended, businesses emerge and grow, and one event can entirely change an economic or political landscape.

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  • Four Reasons You Need an Internship

    Four Reasons You Need an Internship

    Ask yourself this: Do you want a job right out of college? If you answered ‘yes’ then read on.  

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  • Survival Guide to Your First Week at an Internship

    Survival Guide to Your First Week at an Internship

    Whether you’re a seasoned intern or just starting out, the first week at a new office can be challenging. Here’s your one-stop guide to surviving the first few days.

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  • Sample Internship Sites

    Sample Internship Sites

    Hundreds of nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies host Washington Center interns each year. This list is not exhaustive and includes only a subset of organizations at which

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  • Why I Keep Coming Back to TWC Seminars

    Why I Keep Coming Back to TWC Seminars

    Nancy Cade from University of Pikeville has participated in 25 Academic Seminars at The Washington Center (TWC). Here, she talks about what inspires her to keep coming back.

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  • Intern Spotlight with IUP's Kane Rhinehart1:20

    Intern Spotlight with IUP's Kane Rhinehart

    Kane Rhinehart, a student from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, talks about how his internship with Voice of America and the TWC experience helped him develop professionally.

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  • The Washington Center's Residential and Academic Center in NoMa1:09

    The Washington Center's Residential and Academic Center in NoMa

    The Washington Center’s Residential and Academic Facility is more than a housing facility – it’s a community, a learning environment and a place to call home while you’re in D.C.

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  • Alumni Q&A with Lindsey Williams of Dickinson College

    Alumni Q&A with Lindsey Williams of Dickinson College

    The Washington Center and Dickinson College alumna Lindsey Williams participated in TWC's Academic Internship Program in 2004 and interned with the National Whistleblower Center. 

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  • How to Finish an Internship Strong

    How to Finish an Internship Strong

    The end of the semester can be stressful. Keep these tips in mind to finish your internship strong.

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  • How TWC Alumni Launched Careers They Love3:18

    How TWC Alumni Launched Careers They Love

    Alumni discuss how The Washington Center helped them launch careers they love.

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  • How to Get Feedback That's Actually Helpful

    How to Get Feedback That's Actually Helpful

    It’s the thing that scares all of us — feedback.

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  • Internship to Career: Tying It All Together

    Internship to Career: Tying It All Together

    An internship is the best way for college students to get real-world work experience and figure out the right career path for them.

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  • Summer in D.C. Set VET Alumna "On Fire" and Gave Her Confidence to Pursue Dream Jobs

    Summer in D.C. Set VET Alumna "On Fire" and Gave Her Confidence to Pursue Dream Jobs

    TWC’s VET Initiative helped Navy and Army National Guard Veteran and full-time student Yara Morgan relate her military skills to the civilian sector and expand her professional network.

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  • Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University

    Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University

    Barrett Holmes Pitner left Furman University in South Carolina for his Spring 2003 TWC internship on the Hill with a then little-known congressman, Bernie Sanders.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Gregory Harpe1:43

    Intern Spotlight: Gregory Harpe

    Gregory Harpe, a student from the Monmouth University, shares his TWC story.

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  • Why Internships Are An Investment in Your Future

    Why Internships Are An Investment in Your Future

    If you are thinking about an internship next semester, you may have lots of questions. What might my internship site expect of me? What new skills will I acquire after completing my internship?...

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  • A Week in the Life of a Capitol Hill Intern

    A Week in the Life of a Capitol Hill Intern

    Capitol Hill is like a city within a city, distinct within the surrounding D.C. metropolitan area and unique in its culture, behaviors and lifestyle. Here's an example of what you could experience.

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Jones1:10

    Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Jones

    TWC alumnus Kevin Jones talks about the impact his TWC internship had in opening doors in his life, and his commitment to paying it forward.

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  • What are My TWC Application Documents For?

    What are My TWC Application Documents For?

    When you apply to The Washington Center, we ask you to submit a few documents along with your application. This article explains the documents we ask for, why we ask for them, and how we use them. 

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  • 5 Must-Dos for D.C. Interns

    5 Must-Dos for D.C. Interns

    As my summer in Washington, D.C. comes to an end, I wanted to share some of my favorite things I did this summer that I believe everybody should take advantage of during their time in D.C.!

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  • Intern Spotlight: Thomas Delany1:20

    Intern Spotlight: Thomas Delany

    Thomas Delany, a student from Stockton University, interned at a small law firm. The experience solidified his aspiration to go to law school.

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  • The Value of Being a TWC Partner

    The Value of Being a TWC Partner

    Suffolk University's Christina Kulich-Vamvakas shared her thoughts on a partnership that has lasted 40 years, and the impact of TWC's program for her and for her students.

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  • Intern Spotlight: KaBriya Baldwin1:17

    Intern Spotlight: KaBriya Baldwin

    KaBriya Baldwin, a student at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, shares her TWC story

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  • The 5 Coolest D.C. Internships You Never Knew Existed

    The 5 Coolest D.C. Internships You Never Knew Existed

    Washington, D.C. has always been known as a fast-paced, button up town where politics is all that matters, but there’s much more to D.C. than just policy and government.

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  • The Washington Center Experience3:08

    The Washington Center Experience

    A Washington Center internship experience can transform and shape your professional life for years to come. Learn more.

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