Colleges & Universities

More than 500 colleges and universities, both public and private, partner with The Washington Center. Learn more.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Connecting Experiential Education and Early Careers Discussing trends in higher education, career preparedness and the future of work.

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  • The Washington Center Preserves Internship Experience with Summer 2020 Virtual Internship Program

    The Washington Center Preserves Internship Experience with Summer 2020 Virtual Internship Program

    Special program re-engages professional opportunities that could have been lost to COVID-19.

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    Celebrating 20 Years at The Washington Center

    Monumental Career Journeys Start Here. Kathleen Regan-Mills, Senior Manager, Academic Seminars started at TWC in 2000 and has been helping students see achieve their potential ever since.

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    The Washington Center can serve as the bridge between your institution and your students' careers.

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

    IUP Professor Shares Her Experience, Excitement for Students Attending 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 IUP professor Michele Papakie.

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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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  • 5 Tips for Managing an All-Remote Team for the First Time

    5 Tips for Managing an All-Remote Team for the First Time

    Working remotely was a leading labor trend until reality came in, took it over, and turned conditional into absolute.

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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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  • The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    Yearlong ‘Monumental Career Journeys Start Here’ Celebration Commences

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  • Why are Soft Skills a Hard Sell?

    Why are Soft Skills a Hard Sell?

    Soft skills are decidedly what guarantees students a place in the modern, adaptable workforce. Why aren’t students and universities placing more emphasis on learning and teaching them?

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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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  • 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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  • Connecting Experiential Education and Early Careers Discussing trends in higher education, career preparedness and the future of work.

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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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  • 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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  • The Washington Center Partners with UW-Milwaukee and UNC Charlotte as Campus Hosts at National Political Conventions

    The Washington Center Partners with UW-Milwaukee and UNC Charlotte as Campus Hosts at National Political Conventions

    Campuses in the DNC and RNC host cities to welcome students and faculty, provide learning facilities for two-week convention seminars

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  • Internship Bill of Rights

    Internship Bill of Rights

    This framework helps employers and educational institutions identify practices in supervising and mentoring an intern to ensure a high-impact and mutually beneficial internship experience.

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  • Monmouth Liaison, A TWC Alumnus, Sees Both Ends of TWC's Powerful Impact

    Monmouth Liaison, A TWC Alumnus, Sees Both Ends of TWC's Powerful Impact

    The role of campus liaison is rewarding, though it requires a time commitment.

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  • The 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner: Bridging to the Future; a Recap

    The 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner: Bridging to the Future; a Recap

    The Washington Center hosted its Annual Scholarship Dinner, Bridging to the Future, at the National Building Museum.

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  • Expert Panel Explores How Micro-Credentials Reshape Higher Education and Employment

    Expert Panel Explores How Micro-Credentials Reshape Higher Education and Employment

    The Washington Center focused its second annual Employer-Higher Education Roundtable on the emergence and challenges of micro-credentials.

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  • Campus Compact to Continue The Washington Center’s Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards Tradition

    Campus Compact to Continue The Washington Center’s Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards Tradition

    Campus Compact will issue the next call for nominations in Fall 2019

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