Congratulations, you’ve been accepted to The Washington Center’s Academic Internship Program! Here’s an overview of what you can expect to happen between now and when the program starts.
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The Washington Center uses your internship job description to identify students who may be the right fit for your role. Learn how to craft the perfect job description for a remote internship.
This infosheet will help employers craft internship job descriptions that will help us identify students to interview for your role.
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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.
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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.
Your internship interviews will likely be conducted over the phone. This info sheet will help you navigate the process.
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.
Some internship sites - especially federal government offices - require interns to obtain security clearance. This info sheet helps you understand the process.
During your semester or summer 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
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.
This info sheet provides an overview of common interview questions and tips on how to respond.