News & Announcements

News and announcements from The Washington Center

  • TWC Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member and Supporter Norman Y. Mineta

    TWC Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member and Supporter Norman Y. Mineta

    The former Secretary of Transportation was recognized with TWC's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

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  • SAMHSA Selects 22 Students for Summer 2022 Diversity Internship Program

    SAMHSA Selects 22 Students for Summer 2022 Diversity Internship Program

    Washington (April 29, 2022) – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC), which partners with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),...

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  • Meet Kim Churches, TWC's New President1:56

    Meet Kim Churches, TWC's New President

    Churches is TWC's fourth President—and first female in the role—as of October 2021. She brings nearly three decades of experience in nonprofit and higher education administration.

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  • The University of Colorado Boulder Selects The Washington Center to Administer CU in D.C. Program

    The University of Colorado Boulder Selects The Washington Center to Administer CU in D.C. Program

    In a first-of-its-kind partnership, TWC will operate the CU Boulder’s longstanding CU in D.C. program beginning in spring 2022.

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  • The Washington Center Announces Funded Federal Diversity Internships in Public Health

    The Washington Center Announces Funded Federal Diversity Internships in Public Health

    U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services seeks interns from underrepresented populations. WASHINGTON D.C —The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) has partnered with the...

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  • TWC Congratulates Dennis M. Hanno of Wheaton College for Winning the 2021 Burke Award

    TWC Congratulates Dennis M. Hanno of Wheaton College for Winning the 2021 Burke Award

    This award honors a college or university president who champions experiential education.

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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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  • The Washington Center Announces Kimberly Churches as New President

    The Washington Center Announces Kimberly Churches as New President

    Churches Becomes TWC’s First Female Chief Executive Officer in its 46-year History

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  • The Washington Center Sets School of Record Partnership with Elon University

    The Washington Center Sets School of Record Partnership with Elon University

    The agreement enables students from non-affiliated schools to receive academic credit from Elon for completing TWC’s Academic Internship Program.

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  • Library of Congress Seeks Fall Interns through TWC’s Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

    Library of Congress Seeks Fall Interns through TWC’s Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

    Learn about this exciting opportunity to work at the world's largest library. Apply by July 14, 2021 to be considered.

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  • TWC Announces Retirement of President Chris Norton

    TWC Announces Retirement of President Chris Norton

    Combining his service as member of the board of trustees and president, Norton has been part of TWC leadership for 18 years.

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  • The Washington Center Board of Trustees Elects Dr. Susan C. Pannullo as New Chair

    The Washington Center Board of Trustees Elects Dr. Susan C. Pannullo as New Chair

    Dr. Pannullo is an alum, parent of an alum, renowned neurosurgeon-educator, and long-serving member of TWC board.

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  • Application Opens for Department of Navy HBCU/MI Post-Doctoral Program

    Application Opens for Department of Navy HBCU/MI Post-Doctoral Program

    Learn more about this exciting opportunity to work with world-renowned scientists and engineers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, D.C.

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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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  • 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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  • A Message from Chris Norton, President of The Washington Center

    A Message from Chris Norton, President of The Washington Center

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of our mission, and we stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all members of oppressed communities who have suffered the effects of systemic racism.

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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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  • U.S. Department of State Selects 15 Students for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    U.S. Department of State Selects 15 Students for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    Students will begin the two-year Fellowship in 2020, culminating in an appointment as Foreign Service Information Management Specialists.

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  • TWC Mourns Passing of Board Member and Friend, Irene Hirano Inouye

    TWC Mourns Passing of Board Member and Friend, Irene Hirano Inouye

    The U.S.-Japan Council president was a staunch advocate for trans-Pacific collaboration and relationships.

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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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