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D.C. Internships for Communications Students
In this recorded webinar, the TWC Admissions Team talks about the types of Washington, D.C. internships available for communications majors.
Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University
Barrett Holmes Pitner left Furman University in South Carolina for his Spring 2003 TWC internship on the Hill with a then little-known congressman, Bernie Sanders.
Top 5 Reasons A Journalism Major Should Intern in D.C.
Journalism is a major and career path that requires experience and tenacity in order to be successful. Interning in D.C. prior to obtaining a career in news is one of the most beneficial steps you...
Sample Internship Sites
Hundreds of nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies host Washington Center interns each year. This list is not exhaustive and includes only a subset of organizations at which
Alumni Q&A with Brooke Bierhaus
University of Iowa graduate and TWC alumna Brooke Bierhaus interned at the Smithsonian National Zoo in the video department. Her internship experience opened doors around the world.
Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path
Cedric Bagget interned at Voice of America through TWC's VET Initiative. The experience gave him a much stronger sense of purpose and belonging for his future in radio.
A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern
Discover a week in the life of a D.C. news intern through the eyes of the University of Lynchburg's Emily Yinger, who interned at Voice of America.
Intern Spotlight: Sophia Diaz
Sophia Diaz of Elon University always wanted a career in theater. An internship at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals helped her realize her options weren't limited to the stage.
Intern Spotlight: Mark Montegriffo, University of Manchester Grad
Mark Montegriffo's love for American Politics drew him across the Atlantic to a communications internship at the D.C. public affairs firm Law Media Group.
Intern Spotlight: Joseph Layton-Santos, Kansas Wesleyan
Joseph shares how he was able to refine his knowledge in video production, interning for Double R Productions, and the importance of creating a network that can help you achieve your career goals.
Alumni Q&A with Madison Kendrick
Madison Kendrick from Belmont University interned with Do Good, LLC, a nonprofit promotion company. The experience helped her focus her career aspirations.
How Networking Led to a Dream Opportunity at a Top News Station
Having the opportunity to visit and shadow at ABC 7, one of the top news stations in Washington, D.C., was a surreal experience. This was possible thanks to a connection I had previously made...
Alumni Spotlight: Emmy Award Winning TV Executive Patrick Ignozzi
Patrick Ignozzi ’90 came to TWC as a criminal law major eyeing a career in the legal field. He left the nation’s capital well on his way to becoming one of daytime television’s most successful...
Why Internships Are An Investment in Your Future
If you are thinking about an internship next semester, you may have lots of questions. What might my internship site expect of me? What new skills will I acquire after completing my internship?...
Cordova & Fernós Interns Meet with Univision's Bob Llamas
Students from the Córdova & Fernós Internship Program met with a top Univision executive during a meet-and-greet breakfast.
TWC Alumna Anne Gearan Offers An Insiders Tour of The Washington Post
TWC’s Media and Communications interns enjoyed a “beyond the headlines” tour at The Washington Post.