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  • STIPDG Intern Gains Hands-On Experience and New Connections

    STIPDG Intern Gains Hands-On Experience and New Connections

    Howard University student Ashley-Danielle Bickerstaff shares her experience with the Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups.

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  • Intern Makes an Impact Through Work with Nonprofit Organization

    Intern Makes an Impact Through Work with Nonprofit Organization

    Supported by a scholarship from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, Sarah’s internship at Offender Aid and Restoration generated change in the lives of those who have experienced incarceration.

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  • Internship Opens Doors to Career in Federal Government

    Internship Opens Doors to Career in Federal Government

    Supported by a scholarship from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, Emily’s TWC experience has shown her that there are myriad of pathways to a rewarding career in the Federal Government.

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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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  • SAMHSA Intern Puts His Passion Toward Behavioral Health Research

    SAMHSA Intern Puts His Passion Toward Behavioral Health Research

    Xavier University graduate Eddie Owsley-Longino gained additional skills and discovered new career possibilities through an internship with SAMHSA.

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  • SAMHSA Intern Finds Meaningful Work on Projects That Could Impact Millions

    SAMHSA Intern Finds Meaningful Work on Projects That Could Impact Millions

    Jorge Garcia-Cordero found challenging and rewarding work, while discovering his career goals, through an internship with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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  • Internship Experience Helps Student Navigate the Congressional World

    Internship Experience Helps Student Navigate the Congressional World

    During his summer with TWC, Christopher Rosati from The College of New Jersey learned the importance of networking and got a taste of government responsibilities. 

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  • Intern Spotlight: Lauren Hickey0:55

    Intern Spotlight: Lauren Hickey

    Lauren Hickey, a student from DePauw University, interned at The Charles Group consulting firm during her semester with The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program.

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  • CDC Intern Applies Academic Studies to Important Vaccine Policy Project

    CDC Intern Applies Academic Studies to Important Vaccine Policy Project

    University of Georgia graduate student Shriya Bhatnagar shares how her internship experience with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave her direction, motivation, and insight into...

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  • Intern Spotlight: Isabella Ronson0:56

    Intern Spotlight: Isabella Ronson

    Isabelle Ronson, a student from the University of New Hampshire, interned at the Foundation on Economic Trends during her semester with The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Fradely Delacruz1:03

    Intern Spotlight: Fradely Delacruz

    Fradely Delacruz, a student from Monmouth University, interned with the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute during her semester with The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program.

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  • Why You Should Do an Internship During Your Senior Year

    Why You Should Do an Internship During Your Senior Year

    Zachary Blair-Andrews traded in his final months at the University of South Florida for a semester in Washington, D.C. to get a jumpstart on a career in politics.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Bobby Olejarczyk1:11

    Intern Spotlight: Bobby Olejarczyk

    Bobby Olejarczyk, a student from Bentley University, interned with U.S. Department of Education during his semester with The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program.

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  • For First-Generation College Students, Internships and Networking are Vital

    For First-Generation College Students, Internships and Networking are Vital

    Alexis Michael Rodriguez came to D.C. from Arizona to pursue his passion for social justice and human rights. Through his TWC experience, he was able to gain the tools, experience and network he...

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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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  • D.C. Experience Leads to Limitless Opportunities

    D.C. Experience Leads to Limitless Opportunities

    Emerson College student Caelynn Marie Timbreza spent a semester in Washington, D.C. interning at The Appellate Project, a nonprofit that provides resources to law students of color.

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  • Networking Opens the Door to a New Career Path in Foreign Affairs

    Networking Opens the Door to a New Career Path in Foreign Affairs

    Networking opens the door to a new career path.

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  • Academic Internship Interactive Program Guide

    Academic Internship Interactive Program Guide

    No matter what's going on in the world, The Washington Center is here to help you launch a career you'll love. Take a tour of our Academic Internship Program with this interactive guide.

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  • Launch a Career You'll Love0:54

    Launch a Career You'll Love

    Test-drive your interests and gain real-world experience through a semester or summer with The Washington Center.

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  • Internship at Advocacy Group Provides Connections and Confidence

    Internship at Advocacy Group Provides Connections and Confidence

    University of Southern Mississippi student Kellie Jackson talks about how her TWC internship with a non-profit advocacy group prepared her for life after college.

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