Applying to The Washington Center? These resources will help you throughout the application process.
Academic Internship Program Application Checklist
Learn more about the documents you'll need to submit as part of your application to the Academic Internship Program.
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Tips for Writing an Effective Resume
Writing an effective resume is key to helping you find your perfect internship in D.C. This infosheet provides some tips and tricks on how to make your resume standout from the pack.
How to Write a Statement of Professional Interest
A Statement of Professional Interest is part of your TWC application. This info sheet will help you write an effective Statement of Professional Interest and includes examples.
Use these sample resumes as a guide when writing your own.
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Sample Issues Essays
The Issues Essay is part of your TWC application and asks you to reflect on a key issue related to your professional field of interest to demonstrate your written communication skills.
Three Areas to Highlight in your Resume If you Lack Work Experience
What makes your resume stand out when the section most scrutinized during evaluation - experience - is the one where you find yourself lacking?
What to Expect After Acceptance
Congratulations, you’ve been accepted to The Washington Center’s Academic Internship Program! Here’s an overview of what you can expect to happen between now and when the program starts.
You'll submit an online application for The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program. This video provides an overview of the application, along with a fee waiver code that will waive the $60 ap
How to Prepare Your Statement of Professional Interest
As part of your application to The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program, you must submit a summary (around 100 words) of what you’re seeking in an internship, the skills you’re hoping to de
How to Prepare Your Issues Essay or Writing Sample
As part of your application to The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program, you must submit an essay (around 500 words) on a key issue that is relevant to the field you are hoping to intern in
How to Prepare Your Resume
As part of your application to The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program, you must submit a one-page resume that outlines your educational background and include experiences like volunteer o