Colleges & Universities

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

  • Monumental Experiences at The Washington Center2:09

    Monumental Experiences at The Washington Center

    TWC students share how a semester at The Washington Center helped them go from college to career.

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  • Gaining Clarity on a Career in Criminal Justice Reform

    Gaining Clarity on a Career in Criminal Justice Reform

    Olivia Avery, Political Science and Anthropology major from University of Vermont, interned at the Council for Court Excellence through TWC's Academic Internship Program.

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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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  • TWC Survey Shows that Virtual Internships Have Value

    TWC Survey Shows that Virtual Internships Have Value

    How does a remote internship stack up against the in-person experience? We surveyed our Summer 2020 students to find out.

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  • Virtual Seminar Offers a New Way to Experience the Presidential Inauguration

    Virtual Seminar Offers a New Way to Experience the Presidential Inauguration

    The Washington Center’s Inauguration 2021 Academic Seminar (January 11-15) will be held virtually for the first time ever. Past Faculty Leaders explain why you should consider attending.

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

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  • Johnson & Wales University Partners with The Washington Center to Maximize Students' Professional Success through Experiential Learning

    Johnson & Wales University Partners with The Washington Center to Maximize Students' Professional Success through Experiential Learning

    JWU is preparing to launch new opportunities available through The Washington Center this year, such as the Spring 2021 Academic Internship Program and the upcoming Inauguration 2021 Academic Seminar.

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  • Inauguration 2021 Academic Seminar’s Faculty Director Promises Riveting Discussions on Tough Issues

    Inauguration 2021 Academic Seminar’s Faculty Director Promises Riveting Discussions on Tough Issues

    Dr. Julia Azari will shape the seminar agenda and work with The Washington Center to select expert speakers and panelists for the January 2021 Seminar.

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  • TWC Presents 2020 William M. Burke Presidential Award for Excellence in Experiential Education to Dr. Mary Marcy

    TWC Presents 2020 William M. Burke Presidential Award for Excellence in Experiential Education to Dr. Mary Marcy

    This award recognizes Dr. Marcy for her dedication to ensuring all students have the opportunity to apply classroom lessons in professional-world settings, a hallmark of experiential learning.

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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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  • 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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  • How College Students Are Carrying On With Their Summer Internships

    How College Students Are Carrying On With Their Summer Internships

    Summer 2020 has been a bit ... abnormal. But at The Washington Center, hundreds of students are refusing to let circumstances get the better of them and are hard at work as virtual interns.

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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 Center1:28

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

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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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