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.

  • 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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  • Disability Support Services One-Pager

    Disability Support Services One-Pager

    This one-pager highlights the disability support services and accommodations that TWC offers to ensure that our program is accessible to as many students as possible.

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  • A Voice for the Voiceless 

    A Voice for the Voiceless 

    A Voice for the Voiceless

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  • Internships in Washington D.C. for Students Interested in Nonprofits & Advocacy

    Internships in Washington D.C. for Students Interested in Nonprofits & Advocacy

    See how TWC works for students interested in nonprofit and advocacy work and learn about the most popular internship sites and programming for these students.

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  • Internships in Washington D.C. for International Relations & Business Students

    Internships in Washington D.C. for International Relations & Business Students

    See how TWC works for students interested in business and international relations and learn about the most popular internship sites and programming for these students.

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  • Internships in Washington D.C. for Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Students

    Internships in Washington D.C. for Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Students

    See how TWC works for students interested in criminal justice and learn about the most popular internship sites and programming for these students.

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  • Internships in Washington D.C. for Political Science Students

    Internships in Washington D.C. for Political Science Students

    See how TWC works for students interested in political science and learn about the most popular internship sites and programming for these students.

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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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  • Library of Congress Seeks Fall Interns through TWC’s Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

    Library of Congress Seeks Fall Interns through TWC’s Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

    Learn about this exciting opportunity to work at the world's largest library. Apply by July 14, 2021 to be considered.

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  • TWC Announces Retirement of President Chris Norton

    TWC Announces Retirement of President Chris Norton

    Combining his service as member of the board of trustees and president, Norton has been part of TWC leadership for 18 years.

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