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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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  • Academic Internship Program

    Academic Internship Program

    Whether you take part in our internship program in Washington, D.C. or join us online, you’ll have an immersive experience that’s tailored to you and your goals.

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  • Career Readiness Programming

    Career Readiness Programming

    TWC's Career Readiness Programming is designed to help you develop the professionalism, communication skills and network necessary to excel in any work environment.

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  • Internship Gives a Jump Start to a Career in Finance

    Internship Gives a Jump Start to a Career in Finance

    Anthony Collins is a Business Administration major from Fitchburg State University interning at the Internal Revenue Service in the Fall 2020 semester. Here, he shares his TWC experience.

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  • Monumental Experiences at The Washington Center2:09

    Monumental Experiences at The Washington Center

    TWC students share how a semester at The Washington Center helped them go from college to career.

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  • Sample Internship Sites

    Sample Internship Sites

    Hundreds of nonprofit, private sector and government agencies host Washington Center interns each year. This list includes a subset of organizations at which students have recently interned.

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  • Student Spotlight: Hannah Jacobson from the University of Washington

    Student Spotlight: Hannah Jacobson from the University of Washington

    A virtual internship through The Washington Center provided vital career experience and immense personal and professional growth. 

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  • Internship Combines Passions, Leads to Important Self Discoveries1:16

    Internship Combines Passions, Leads to Important Self Discoveries

    “What you learn about yourself is life-changing.” Bonita Bellal of Suffolk University credits her TWC experience with helping her discover what she wants in a career.

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