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  • U.S. State Department Launches the William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    U.S. State Department Launches the William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    The Two-Year Graduate Fellowship Seeks to Attract Highly Qualified Candidates to the Diplomatic Security Service that Reflect the Diversity of the United States

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  • U.S. State Department Opens 2023 Application for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    U.S. State Department Opens 2023 Application for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    The U.S. Department of State and The Washington Center announce the launch of the 2023 application cycle for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship internship program.

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  • CDC Intern Applies Academic Studies to Important Vaccine Policy Project

    CDC Intern Applies Academic Studies to Important Vaccine Policy Project

    University of Georgia graduate student Shriya Bhatnagar shares how her internship experience with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave her direction, motivation, and insight into...

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  • Library of Congress Research Intern Discovers a New World of Promising Career Paths

    Library of Congress Research Intern Discovers a New World of Promising Career Paths

    In her Library of Congress internship, Lashanah Thomas gained professional and personal fulfillment through her research projects and interactions with congressional representatives.

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  • Funded Federal Diversity Internships Provide Paid Opportunities for College Students

    Funded Federal Diversity Internships Provide Paid Opportunities for College Students

    The Washington Center partners with multiple U.S. federal agencies to administer paid internship programs with the goal of increasing diversity in the federal workforce. Learn more.

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  • Why You Should Do an Internship During Your Senior Year

    Why You Should Do an Internship During Your Senior Year

    Zachary Blair-Andrews traded in his final months at the University of South Florida for a semester in Washington, D.C. to get a jumpstart on a career in politics.

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  • For First-Generation College Students, Internships and Networking are Vital

    For First-Generation College Students, Internships and Networking are Vital

    Alexis Michael Rodriguez came to D.C. from Arizona to pursue his passion for social justice and human rights. Through his TWC experience, he was able to gain the tools, experience and network he...

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  • TWC Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member and Supporter Norman Y. Mineta

    TWC Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member and Supporter Norman Y. Mineta

    The former Secretary of Transportation was recognized with TWC's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

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  • SAMHSA Selects 22 Students for Summer 2022 Diversity Internship Program

    SAMHSA Selects 22 Students for Summer 2022 Diversity Internship Program

    Washington (April 29, 2022) – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC), which partners with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),...

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  • D.C. Experience Leads to Limitless Opportunities

    D.C. Experience Leads to Limitless Opportunities

    Emerson College student Caelynn Marie Timbreza spent a semester in Washington, D.C. interning at The Appellate Project, a nonprofit that provides resources to law students of color.

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  • Networking Opens the Door to a New Career Path in Foreign Affairs

    Networking Opens the Door to a New Career Path in Foreign Affairs

    Networking opens the door to a new career path.

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  • A Voice for the Voiceless 

    A Voice for the Voiceless 

    A Voice for the Voiceless

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  • The University of Colorado Boulder Selects The Washington Center to Administer CU in D.C. Program

    The University of Colorado Boulder Selects The Washington Center to Administer CU in D.C. Program

    In a first-of-its-kind partnership, TWC will operate the CU Boulder’s longstanding CU in D.C. program beginning in spring 2022.

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  • The Washington Center Announces Funded Federal Diversity Internships in Public Health

    The Washington Center Announces Funded Federal Diversity Internships in Public Health

    U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services seeks interns from underrepresented populations. WASHINGTON D.C —The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) has partnered with the...

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  • TWC Congratulates Dennis M. Hanno of Wheaton College for Winning the 2021 Burke Award

    TWC Congratulates Dennis M. Hanno of Wheaton College for Winning the 2021 Burke Award

    This award honors a college or university president who champions experiential education.

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  • What Should I Wear? The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Dress Codes

    What Should I Wear? The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Dress Codes

    Dressing for work can be tricky, whether you’re in the office or working remotely. Use this guide to get familiar with your office dress code and build a work-ready wardrobe.

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  • The Washington Center Announces Kimberly Churches as New President

    The Washington Center Announces Kimberly Churches as New President

    Churches Becomes TWC’s First Female Chief Executive Officer in its 46-year History

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  • What’s It Like to be a Virtual Intern? Here’s What Students Say

    What’s It Like to be a Virtual Intern? Here’s What Students Say

    TWC students share how their virtual internships helped them gain valuable professional experience—all from the comfort of their homes.

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  • 4 Tips for Virtual Networking

    4 Tips for Virtual Networking

    Virtual networking is here to stay. Use these tips prepare to network over Zoom or over the phone so you can make the most of your conversations.

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  • The Washington Center Sets School of Record Partnership with Elon University

    The Washington Center Sets School of Record Partnership with Elon University

    The agreement enables students from non-affiliated schools to receive academic credit from Elon for completing TWC’s Academic Internship Program.

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