What Makes TWC Different?

The Washington Center is so much more than an internship. It's a professional semester centered around you. Learn more about what makes TWC different.

  • Celebrating a Holiday Surprise of Experiential Learning

    Celebrating a Holiday Surprise of Experiential Learning

    Elizabeth Kolb shares with us a special letter she sent her peers regarding her acceptance to The Washington Center's Academic Internship Program this summer.

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  • Classroom and Extended Learning Opportunities

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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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  • 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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  • Career Preparedness

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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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  • How the Evening Course Complements Your TWC Experience

    How the Evening Course Complements Your TWC Experience

    TWC's evening classes are not just opportunities to study different topics of interests, but for students to understand how the components of these courses can ultimately shape any future career.

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  • The Evening Course

    The Evening Course

    During your semester or summer at The Washington Center, you'll take part in an evening course one night a week. You could fulfill a requirement for your major or experience a course you could only

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  • Why TWC Is So Much More Than a D.C. Internship

    Why TWC Is So Much More Than a D.C. Internship

    When I first heard about The Washington Center, my recurring thought was that it sounded like a cool way to get an internship. Who wouldn’t want to have someone help you find an internship in D.C....

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  • How Will TWC Professional Development Prepare You for the Job Market?

    How Will TWC Professional Development Prepare You for the Job Market?

    You don’t know how valuable a professional network is until you start establishing your own.

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  • The Simpson-Mineta Lecture Series: Discussing Polarizing Topics with Distinguished Guests

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  • LEAD Beyond the Classroom

    LEAD Beyond the Classroom

    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...

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  • What I Learned About Setting Goals and Actually Achieving Them

    What I Learned About Setting Goals and Actually Achieving Them

    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.

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  • 3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

    3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

    When the opportunity to intern in D.C. presented itself, I knew it would force me to leave my comfort zone behind and grow, personally and professionally. In my first month as a TWC intern, I've...

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  • Foreign Policy Experts Urge Interns to Take an Active Interest in the World

    Foreign Policy Experts Urge Interns to Take an Active Interest in the World

    Foreign policy experts answered questions their global concerns and urged Washington Center interns to take an active interest in their country and world.

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  • Interns Discuss Race in America in 2017

    Interns Discuss Race in America in 2017

    Discussions of race have often been described as “the third rail of American politics” in that those who dare to touch it often, aren’t the better for it afterward. Yet the students of The...

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  • Three Journalists Help TWC’s Interns Understand Today’s Political Culture

    Three Journalists Help TWC’s Interns Understand Today’s Political Culture

    Three representatives from the White House Correspondents Association headlined The Washington Center's June 30, 2017 installment of the Alan K. Simpson-Norman Y. Mineta Leaders Series....

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  • Experts Weigh in on White House Transition at SMLS

    Experts Weigh in on White House Transition at SMLS

    The Washington Center hosted the final installment of the Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series of the fall 2016 semester on Friday, Nov.18.

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  • SMLS: Tom Daschle and Trent Lott Pave the Way for Bipartisanship

    SMLS: Tom Daschle and Trent Lott Pave the Way for Bipartisanship

    Former U.S Senators Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Trent Lott (R-MS) gave students their roadmap for bipartisan compromise at the last conversation of the spring 2016 Simpson-Mineta Leaders at The...

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  • How College Students Are Carrying On With Their Summer Internships

    How College Students Are Carrying On With Their Summer Internships

    Summer 2020 has been a bit ... abnormal. But at The Washington Center, hundreds of students are refusing to let circumstances get the better of them and are hard at work as virtual interns.

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