Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative
The Washington Center developed the Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative in partnership with Prudential Financial to help student veterans turn their military training into civilian success.
TWC Alum Uses His Public Health Training to Help with COVID-19 Testing
How are members of The Washington Center community stepping up to help during the coronavirus pandemic? VET Initiative alumni Vegas volunteers with the Medical Reserve Corps in Washington, D.C.
Veteran's Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative
Learn about this Washington Center program designed to help veterans transfer their military skills to the civilian world.
How A D.C. Internship With A Startup Boosted This Marine's Entrepreneur Dreams
Life in D.C. as a VET intern differed vastly from the two years Alex Palmer was stationed there as a Marine. TWC's VET Initiative was a “go and grow” opportunity during his college career.
5 Reasons Why Veterans Are Great Networkers
Veterans are equipped with skills that make them natural networkers - which means Washington, D.C. is a great place for vets to be.
Navy Vet Discovered Opportunities Beyond Her Military Passion Through VET Initiative
Networking, professional development and the opportunity to apply her military background on Latin America made the VET Initiative life changing for Navy Veteran Francheska Salazar.
U.S. Army Reservist Connected to Dream Internship Site During VET Initiative
Army Reservist and Humanities major Noel Salvador Dominguez interned at the Smithsonian Institution through TWC's VET Initiative. The experience put his career opportunities into focus.
10 Reasons Why D.C. is the Perfect Place for Veterans
Washington, D.C. has anything you can possibly imagine for anybody you can possibly imagine.
Summer in D.C. Set VET Alumna "On Fire" and Gave Her Confidence to Pursue Dream Jobs
TWC’s VET Initiative helped Navy and Army National Guard Veteran and full-time student Yara Morgan relate her military skills to the civilian sector and expand her professional network.
Maturity, Leadership Among Qualities VET Interns Bring to the Workplace
Paul Hammer has overseen TWC interns at Izar Capital Group, a private market merchant bank and strategic advisory group he co-founded in 2003, for the past five years. A boutique shop, Izar...
A D.C. Internship Shifted Marine Edwin Lamothe’s Career Onto an Unexpected, Yet Rewarding Path
Marine Corps veteran Edwin Lamothe interned at Stateside and Associates through TWC's VET Initiative. The policy experience he gained through his internship led to a job at JP Morgan Chase.
Getting the Most Out of the VET Initiative Experience a Priority for Both Intern and His Internship Site
An internship with Student Veterans of America in D.C. through TWC's VET Initiative helped student veteran Raul Santana strengthen his professional skills and develop new connections.
Air Force Reservist Welcomed Opportunity to Step Out of Comfort Zone and Grow Her Network
Rose is an Air Force reservist that is studying and working in the same area she was trained for in the military. Participating in the VET Initiative helped her grow professionally and reaffirm...
D.C. Bunker Labs Attempts to Spur VET Small Business Ideas
Participants of VET Initiative were given the opportunity to meet with Seda Goff, the DC Director of Bunker Labs. The organization was created by military veterans for veterans, to start and grow...
VET Initiative | Chaze Patrick
An interview with Chaze Patrick, a participant of the inaugural cohort in the Veterans Employment Trajectory Initiative. For more information on the VET Initiative, visit www.twc.edu/veterans.
A Day of Learning with Prudential Financial's CEO
Our visit to Prudential was the most eye-opening opportunity that I have ever had.
Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path
Cedric Bagget interned at Voice of America through TWC's VET Initiative. The experience gave him a much stronger sense of purpose and belonging for his future in radio.
TWC Forms Partnership to Support D.C. Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is proud to partner with the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV), the Washington D.C. Mayor’s...
How My Internship Helped Me Discover the Value of My Military Skills In the Civilian Workforce
Christopher Lamy completed his undergraduate degree during his decade in the Air Force, but TWC's VET Initiative provided him with the connections and confidence he needed to pursue his career goals.
How Student Vet Ashley Gorbulja's Internship Combined Her Passion for the Military with Her Educational Pursuits
Ashley describes her ongoing time in the National Guard as being in a state of constant transition from civilian to soldier, having to turn it on and off each month and throughout the week as a...
The Prudential Foundation and TWC Position Veterans for Professional Success
Learn how a partnership with TWC helped the Prudential Foundation further its goal of supporting Veterans with opportunity.
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