The Washington Center At-A-Glance

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e Washington Center At-A-Glance Established in 1975, The Washington Center (TWC) is a private, nonprofit organization on the front lines of connecting underrepresented student populations with high caliber professional and academic experiences. TWC connects students with role models and mentors from all sectors and exposes them to the trends, policies and practice unavailable in the classroom—providing the experience-based, practical learning that extends the classroom into real-world application. TWC is the largest and most impactful program of its kind in the world, serving nearly 2,000 students annually. TWC also has an impressive alumni network of more than 60,000 alumni, many of whom hold leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Based in Washington, D.C., TWC employs 90 full-time professional staff and an adjunct faculty of 30 experienced professors and practitioners. TWC maintains a "mini-campus" within walking distance to Capitol Hill that provides easy access to the institutions and thought leaders that drive domestic and international policy and markets. Mission The Washington Center is the bridge between higher education and professional careers—leveraging all of what Washington, D.C. has to offer to provide dynamic, experiential learning opportunities to empower and motivate young people to become engaged global citizens. from diverse backgrounds; 31 countries represented in student body 37% first-generation college students 26% enrolled in public colleges and universities; 42% attend private schools 58% receive financial assistance 85% Student Demographics My experience with e Washington Center was nothing short of amazing, from the moment I met with a representative on campus to the connections and memories I made in D.C. Being here has taught me to go for everything I desire. It has increased my confidence and I am forever grateful. Melanie Griffin, University of Central Arkansas Interned with The National Archives and Records Administration 45 Years of 45 Years of Monumental Impact Monumental Impact

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