The Washington Center

The Washington Center is the largest and most established student internship program in Washington, D.C. Since our founding, we've helped more than 60,000 young people translate their college majors into career paths. We use our scale and expertise to customize each student’s experience to be truly transformative.

  • IUP Professor Shares Her Experience, Excitement for Students Attending 2020 Republican National Convention

    IUP Professor Shares Her Experience, Excitement for Students Attending 2020 Republican National Convention

    Leading her students in a once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity at the 2016 Republican National Convention was a fantastic experience for Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Michele...

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  • Managing Your Career During Times of Uncertainty: 5 Steps You Can Take Today

    Managing Your Career During Times of Uncertainty: 5 Steps You Can Take Today

    With so much job uncertainty in the world right now, here are five easy steps you can take to gain control of your career.

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  • Claudette Enriquez: Discovering a Second Career Path in Journalism at C-SPAN

    Claudette Enriquez: Discovering a Second Career Path in Journalism at C-SPAN

    Claudette Enriquez is a Communications major at University of Pikeville interning at C-SPAN in Spring 2020. Here, she shares her career journey.

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  • Madonna University Chooses The Washington Center as D.C.-Based Internship Partner

    Madonna University Chooses The Washington Center as D.C.-Based Internship Partner

    This strategic partnership will provide students from Livonia, Michigan's Madonna University opportunities to gain invaluable career preparation experience in Washington, D.C.

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  • Program Summary: 2020 Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley Ambassadors Program

    Program Summary: 2020 Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley Ambassadors Program

    2020 marks the seventh annual Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley Ambassadors Program. Here’s the full program recap.

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  • The Washington Center Selects Emerging Leader for Board of Trustees

    The Washington Center Selects Emerging Leader for Board of Trustees

    Yisel Cabrera of Ford Motor Company Fund brings philanthropic and community relations expertise to The Washington Center's governing body.

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  • Alumni Q&A with the University of Dayton's Kelly Miller

    Alumni Q&A with the University of Dayton's Kelly Miller

    Kelly Miller is a Director at Banner Public Affairs and author of the 2018 book "Get Attention: Brand Building for Startups." 

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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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Greatest Investment I’ve Made, Says Political Operative, Miranda Wade

    Greatest Investment I’ve Made, Says Political Operative, Miranda Wade

    Ohio Northern University alumna Miranda Wade attended the 2008 Republican National Convention through TWC's Campaign Seminar. The experience served as the foundation for her political career.

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  • Emerson in DC Attracts Doers Ready to Make Study Away a Career-Defining Decision

    Emerson in DC Attracts Doers Ready to Make Study Away a Career-Defining Decision

    Each fall, 10-20 Emerson College students choose Emerson in DC and its access to real-world opportunities to ignite passions, direct next steps and transform post-college careers.

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  • The Washington Center Selected by DePauw University to Empower Its Students with Real-World Opportunities

    The Washington Center Selected by DePauw University to Empower Its Students with Real-World Opportunities

    Indiana's DePauw University becomes 400th U.S. affiliated institution that trusts TWC to prepare its students for personal and professional success.

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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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  • Inside Washington 2020 Returns Last Year’s Faculty Director

    Inside Washington 2020 Returns Last Year’s Faculty Director

    Dr. Lilly Goren of Carroll University will once again serve as Faculty Director for The Washington Center’s Inside Washington seminar.

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  • Acing the Interview: What You Need to Know

    Acing the Interview: What You Need to Know

    After empowering over 60,000 students with the experience, skills and network they need to land the right career for them, we like to think we know a thing or two about acing interviews.

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  • How to Navigate Career Questions During Family Gatherings

    How to Navigate Career Questions During Family Gatherings

    Here's how to prepare for tough questions about your major, career path and future plans before you head to your next party or family gathering.

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