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?
Why You Should Apply Early for a D.C. Internship
Aside from getting a head start on your Washington D.C. internship experience, there are a few other reasons you should apply to the Washington Center early.
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.
Applying to TWC: Preparing Your Resume
In this recorded webinar, the TWC Admissions Team talks about how to prepare your resume for your TWC application.
Applying to TWC: Preparing Your Statement of Professional Interest
In this recorded webinar, the TWC Admissions Team talks about how to prepare your statement of professional interest for your application and how it's used in the internship matching process.
Applying to TWC: Preparing Your Issues Essay
In this recorded webinar, the TWC Admissions Team talks about how to prepare your issues essay for your TWC application, and how it's used in the internship matching process.