TWC's Global Competencies Program for international students is designed for high performing seniors, recent college graduates or students currently enrolled in graduate school. Learn more about what's involved.
Budgeting for Your Semester in D.C.
Find out how much to budget for a semester in D.C. This sheet breaks down estimated costs of entertainment,...
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Employer Guide to Internship Job Descriptions
This infosheet will help employers craft internship job descriptions that will help us identify students to interview for your role.
Host an Intern from The Washington Center
Learn more about hosting a TWC intern for a semester or summer.
D.C. Internship Experience Infographic
Find out what you'll being doing each week as a TWC Intern in our exciting and active home of Washington, D.C.!
Budgeting for Your Semester in D.C.
Find out how much to budget for a semester in D.C. This sheet breaks down estimated costs of entertainment, groceries, eating out and transportation for the average intern.
How to Write a Statement of Professional Interest
A Statement of Professional Interest is part of your TWC application. This info sheet will help you write an effective Statement of Professional Interest and includes examples.
The Basics of Phone Interviews
Your internship interviews will likely be conducted over the phone. This info sheet will help you navigate the process.
Writing Professional Emails
During your internship, you will be required to conduct email correspondence in a professional manner. This info sheet will help you write better professional emails.
Understanding the Security Clearance Process
Some internship sites - especially federal government offices - require interns to obtain security clearance. This info sheet helps you understand the process.
The Evening Course
During your professional semester at The Washington Center, you'll take part in an evening course one night a week. You could fulfill a requirement for your major or experience a course you could only
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.
Common Interview Questions
This info sheet provides an overview of common interview questions and tips on how to respond.
Responding to Internship Offers
This info sheet guides you through the process of responding to internship offers.
Understanding TWC's LEAD Colloquium
LEAD stands for Leadership, Engagement, Achievement, and Development. TWC's LEAD Colloquium helps you become more career-ready in tangible ways.
Cover Letter Tutorial
This info sheet will help you write a cover letter to accompany your resume.
Writing Thank You Emails
Use this infosheet as a guide to writing thank you emails after your internship interviews.
Sample Issues Essays
The Issues Essay is part of your TWC application and asks you to reflect on a key issue related to your professional field of interest to demonstrate your written communication skills.
Use these sample resumes as a guide when writing your own.
Tips for Writing an Effective Resume
Writing an effective resume is key to helping you find your perfect internship in D.C. This infosheet provides some tips and tricks on how to make your resume standout from the pack.
Employer Resources for Workplace Accessibility
This resource for employees and internship host organizations includes guidelines and support in providing individuals with disabilities equal opportunity and inclusive access.
ADA Accessibility Checklist