News & Announcements

News and announcements from The Washington Center

  • 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

    The first cohort of Johnson & Wales University students is expected to attend The Washington Center's Spring 2021 Academic Internship Program and the 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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  • 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 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 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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  • TWC Alum Uses His Public Health Training to Help with COVID-19 Testing

    TWC Alum Uses His Public Health Training to Help with COVID-19 Testing

    How are members of The Washington Center community stepping up to help during the coronavirus pandemic? VET Initiative alumni Vegas volunteers with the Medical Reserve Corps in Washington, D.C.

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  • Madonna University Chooses The Washington Center as D.C.-Based Internship Partner

    Madonna University Chooses The Washington Center as D.C.-Based Internship Partner

    This strategic partnership will provide students from Livonia, Michigan's Madonna University opportunities to gain invaluable career preparation experience in Washington, D.C.

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  • The Washington Center Selects Emerging Leader for Board of Trustees

    The Washington Center Selects Emerging Leader for Board of Trustees

    Yisel Cabrera of Ford Motor Company Fund brings philanthropic and community relations expertise to The Washington Center's governing body.

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  • The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    The Washington Center’s 45th Anniversary

    Yearlong ‘Monumental Career Journeys Start Here’ Celebration Commences

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  • A Monumental Journey to Here

    A Monumental Journey to Here

    Join The Washington Center in celebrating our 45th Anniversary, and the more than 60,000 young people and partners who’ve helped us further our mission.

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  • The Washington Center Selected by DePauw University to Empower Its Students with Real-World Opportunities

    The Washington Center Selected by DePauw University to Empower Its Students with Real-World Opportunities

    Indiana's DePauw University becomes 400th U.S. affiliated institution that trusts TWC to prepare its students for personal and professional success.

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  • The Washington Center Partners with UW-Milwaukee and UNC Charlotte as Campus Hosts at National Political Conventions

    The Washington Center Partners with UW-Milwaukee and UNC Charlotte as Campus Hosts at National Political Conventions

    Campuses in the DNC and RNC host cities to welcome students and faculty, provide learning facilities for two-week convention seminars

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  • The 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner: Bridging to the Future; a Recap

    The 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner: Bridging to the Future; a Recap

    The Washington Center hosted its Annual Scholarship Dinner, Bridging to the Future, at the National Building Museum.

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  • Expert Panel Explores How Micro-Credentials Reshape Higher Education and Employment

    Expert Panel Explores How Micro-Credentials Reshape Higher Education and Employment

    The Washington Center focused its second annual Employer-Higher Education Roundtable on the emergence and challenges of micro-credentials.

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  • The Washington Center Establishes Scholarship Fund in Memory of Beloved Colleague

    The Washington Center Establishes Scholarship Fund in Memory of Beloved Colleague

    The Margery Magill Memorial Scholarship Fund will aid students who share her passion for international relations, food security and women’s empowerment.

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  • Campus Compact to Continue The Washington Center’s Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards Tradition

    Campus Compact to Continue The Washington Center’s Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards Tradition

    Campus Compact will issue the next call for nominations in Fall 2019

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  • Bridging to the Future — The Washington Center 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner

    Bridging to the Future — The Washington Center 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner

    The Annual Scholarship Dinner honors those alumni, colleges and universities, employer partners, influential advocates and leaders, and generous sponsors that help The Washington Center connect...

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