“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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Kelia, a Public Policy major from Arizona State University, shares what a week is like as an intern at a Washington, D.C. nonprofit.
Claudette Enriquez is a Communications major at University of Pikeville interning at C-SPAN in Spring 2020. Here, she shares her career journey.
Molly Garton, Communications major from Lubbock Christian University, reflects on her professional semester experience in Washington, D.C. during spring 2020.
Barrett Holmes Pitner left Furman University in South Carolina for an internship on the Hill with a then little-known congressman, Bernie Sanders.
You don’t know how valuable a professional network is until you start establishing your own.
Interning with the U.S. Marshals Service allowed Waynesburg University's Nicholas Midei to see if Washington, D.C. was the right fit for his criminal justice career.
Holly Burke traded her small campus in Michigan for a D.C. internship with the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The experience helped her develop networking and other professional skills.
How do you transform your major into an internship that will someday become a career? Take a look at some of the D.C. internships out there for Political Science majors!
The Washington Center connected Georgetown grad student Jason Sullivan with an internship at the Federal Aviation Administration that allowed him broaden his background in digital media.
Ask yourself this: Do you want a job right out of college? If you answered ‘yes’ then read on.
Summer 2016 TWC alum Tevin Ali shares his story, including the challenges he overcame as a first-generation college student, and the important role that TWC played in his journey.
Figuring out what career you want can be challenging. Here’s how my internship has given me a better understanding of what direction I want to take with my career.
Thomas Delany, a student from Stockton University, interned at a small law firm. The experience solidified his aspiration to go to law school.
The Washington Center's Leadership, Engagement, Achievement and Development (LEAD) class is a non-judgmental space full of encouraging people that are going through the same things as you.
By the end of the semester, what can interns expect to take away from LEAD? With opportunities for both experiential and in-class learning, LEAD allows interns to become more career-ready in...
Florida State’s Hunter Johnson interned with the nonprofit National Legal Aid & Defender Association. Her internship was the perfect way to explore what the legal field looked like in real life.
The Washington Center’s Residential and Academic Facility is more than a housing facility – it’s a community, a learning environment and a place to call home while you’re in D.C.
D.C. ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the United States, but that doesn’t mean living on an intern’s budget is impossible.