News & Announcements

News and announcements from The Washington Center

  • Celebrating the Life of Michael B. Smith, President Emeritus

    Celebrating the Life of Michael B. Smith, President Emeritus

    The Washington Center (TWC) mourns the passing of Michael B. Smith, M.Ed., president from 2004-2016 and a 40-year employee, joining TWC in 1976 just after our founding.

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  • Unlocking your Future: The FTA DFT Internship Program

    Unlocking your Future: The FTA DFT Internship Program

    Discovering the advantages of joining the FTA DFT Internship Program with The Washington Center.

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  • The Washington Center Welcomes Two Esteemed Alumni to its Board of Trustees, Reelects Chair

    The Washington Center Welcomes Two Esteemed Alumni to its Board of Trustees, Reelects Chair

    The Board of Trustees of The Washington Center (TWC) recently elected two accomplished alumni to its Board. Isaiah Boswell and Geoff Schaefer...

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  • TWC’s Workforce Readiness Program: Career-Connected Skills for the Future of Work

    TWC’s Workforce Readiness Program: Career-Connected Skills for the Future of Work

    The Washington Center is launching an innovative Workforce Readiness Program to provide an opportunity for learners to immerse themselves in the realities and expectations of today’s workforce.

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  • Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups Prepares 85 Students for Careers in Transportation and Public Policy

    Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups Prepares 85 Students for Careers in Transportation and Public Policy

    The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2023 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG).

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  • U.S. Department of State Opens Application for 2024 Cohort of  William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    U.S. Department of State Opens Application for 2024 Cohort of William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    Two-year fellowship provides academic funding for a master’s degree while preparing students to enter the Foreign Service as a Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent.

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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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  • Fueling Innovation and Equity with Cybersecurity Industry Partners

    Fueling Innovation and Equity with Cybersecurity Industry Partners

    Learn more about Tentacle’s experience in the Cybersecurity Accelerator Program and how participating supports their operational and equity visions.

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  • The Washington Center Launches Cybersecurity Accelerator Program to Build Access and Equity for College to Career Pathways

    The Washington Center Launches Cybersecurity Accelerator Program to Build Access and Equity for College to Career Pathways

    This first program from TWC’s Innovation Institute is designed to engage historically marginalized learners with career exploration, mentorship and networking in one of the fastest growing and...

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  • The Washington Center Announces Funded Fellowship for Students Seeking Career Advancement in Broadcast Media

    The Washington Center Announces Funded Fellowship for Students Seeking Career Advancement in Broadcast Media

    Opportunity for diverse candidates to gain first-hand experience via The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), the Federal government’s leading global communications network.

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  • U.S. State Department Launches the William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    U.S. State Department Launches the William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

    The Two-Year Graduate Fellowship Seeks to Attract Highly Qualified Candidates to the Diplomatic Security Service that Reflect the Diversity of the United States

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  • U.S. State Department Opens 2023 Application for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    U.S. State Department Opens 2023 Application for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Program

    The U.S. Department of State and The Washington Center announce the launch of the 2023 application cycle for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship internship program.

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  • 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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  • 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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