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.

  • Making Your Onsite or Virtual Internship Program a Success with TWC’s Academic Internship Program

    Making Your Onsite or Virtual Internship Program a Success with TWC’s Academic Internship Program

    Join us on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 1 p.m. EST to learn more about why hosting a Washington Center intern is a win-win for your organization and our smart, highly motivated students.

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  • Virtual Internships Offer Unexpected Opportunities to Galvanize New Talent

    Virtual Internships Offer Unexpected Opportunities to Galvanize New Talent

    Learn more about how The Washington Center's partners are adjusting to hosting interns virtually.

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  • College to Career: Myths and Misconceptions

    College to Career: Myths and Misconceptions

    Every year, millions of college graduates enter the job market. We break down common myths about the college-to-career transition so you know what to really expect.

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  • Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellows Enter Workforce Amid Pandemic

    Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellows Enter Workforce Amid Pandemic

    Listen to representatives from The Washington Center and the U.S. State Department discuss the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship program in this Federal News Network podcast.

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  • The Washington Center Launches the Largest Virtual Academic Internship Program in the Country with 550+ Students Starting Summer Internships

    The Washington Center Launches the Largest Virtual Academic Internship Program in the Country with 550+ Students Starting Summer Internships

    Students will intern 20-25 hours per week, participate in virtual career readiness sessions and workshops such as resume writing, interviewing, and more.

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  • A Message from Chris Norton, President of The Washington Center

    A Message from Chris Norton, President of The Washington Center

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of our mission, and we stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all members of oppressed communities who have suffered the effects of systemic racism.

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  • Survival Guide to The First Week of Your Remote Internship

    Survival Guide to The First Week of Your Remote Internship

    Use these tips to start your remote internship off strong, make a good impression and stay organized.

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  • Fitchburg State Students Gain Valuable Career Experience, Build Networks in Washington, D.C.

    Fitchburg State Students Gain Valuable Career Experience, Build Networks in Washington, D.C.

    Since 2001, Fitchburg State University students have been coming to The Washington Center (TWC) to intern, build their professional networks and establish a solid foundation to launch their careers.

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  • U.S. Department of State Selects 15 Students for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    U.S. Department of State Selects 15 Students for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    Students will begin the two-year Fellowship in 2020, culminating in an appointment as Foreign Service Information Management Specialists.

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  • The Washington Center At-A-Glance

    The Washington Center At-A-Glance

    Learn more about TWC's mission, student demographics, and impact.

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  • How to Host a Remote Intern with TWC27:06

    How to Host a Remote Intern with TWC

    Learn about the benefits of hosting a remote intern with The Washington Center, and everything you need to know about how we match you and your organization with the right candidates.

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  • TWC Mourns Passing of Board Member and Friend, Irene Hirano Inouye

    TWC Mourns Passing of Board Member and Friend, Irene Hirano Inouye

    The U.S.-Japan Council president was a staunch advocate for trans-Pacific collaboration and relationships.

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  • Monumental Access and Opportunity: 2019 Private Scholarship Report

    Monumental Access and Opportunity: 2019 Private Scholarship Report

    The Washington Center has a tradition of providing scholarships to allow more students to attend our programs, with almost 85% of students receiving some form of financial aid.

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  • How to Network Like a Professional

    How to Network Like a Professional

    So, you want to network…now what? Before you jump right in, read these tips so you can be prepared to put your best foot forward.

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  • Molly Garton: A Monumental Experience Forging Lifelong Connections in Washington, D.C.

    Molly Garton: A Monumental Experience Forging Lifelong Connections in Washington, D.C.

    Molly Garton, Communications major from Lubbock Christian University, reflects on her professional semester experience in Washington, D.C. during spring 2020. 

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  • Think Tank Internship Provided St. Lawrence Student with Career Direction, Professional Connections

    Think Tank Internship Provided St. Lawrence Student with Career Direction, Professional Connections

    St. Lawrence University senior Jacob Ciolek credits The Washington Center with introducing him to a diverse cast of friends, a mentor and the work experience needed to launch his career.

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  • Employer Guide to Writing Remote Internship Job Descriptions

    Employer Guide to Writing Remote Internship Job Descriptions

    The Washington Center uses your internship job description to identify students who may be the right fit for your role. Learn how to craft the perfect job description for a remote internship.

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  • Webinar Replay: Finding a Job (Virtually)19:44

    Webinar Replay: Finding a Job (Virtually)

    Learn how to begin a strategic job search and find remote work in an entirely virtual environment, plus tips to determine who is hiring.

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  • Webinar Replay: Remote Work Strategies and Methods for Wellbeing22:11

    Webinar Replay: Remote Work Strategies and Methods for Wellbeing

    This session discusses tips and tricks to best navigate the remote work world and develop strategies that work for you.

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  • Graduating in the Age of COVID-19

    Graduating in the Age of COVID-19

    This guide introduces a variety of resources, ideas and mindsets you can utilize to manage launching a career in times of uncertainty.

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