Stories from The Washington Center

Your time here isn't just about your internship. It's about the experiences you have, the friends you meet and the stories you tell when you return home.

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Visiting NYC as a TWC Intern

Traveling from D.C. on an Intern's Budget

D.C. is a connection point for countless cities in the northeast, which are easy to visit without breaking…
Heading home to catch a hockey game

Tips for Traveling Home

Homesickness has been a real challenge since I arrived in Washington, D.C.. So I Decided to cure it…
A Week in Life of a D.C. Intern

A Week in Life of a D.C. Intern

Being an intern in D.C. means juggling between being a young professional, a student and more. Each week,…
National Botanical Garden

My "Only in D.C." Experience

At only 20 years old, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting some of the world’s most important and…
Neil Shortland, Faculty Director for TWC's National Security Seminar

What's In Store for TWC's National Security Seminar

Faculty director Neil Shortland shares what students and faculty will experience during the two-week seminar in Washington, D.C.
Why You Should Apply Early for a D.C. Internship

Why You Should Apply Early for a D.C. Internship

Did you know there are perks to applying by the priority deadline for any of our semester programs?…
Ace your D.C. internship with these tips

5 Tips for Finding Your Internship Routine

Living on your own in college is entirely different from living on your own as an intern. Establishing…
NoMA grocery store produce section

Stocking Up: Comparing NoMA Grocery Stores

Walmart, Giant or Harris Teeter? After three weeks of comprehensive study, one of these businesses proves cheaper than…
Finding Creative Ways to Stay Fit

Finding Creative Ways to Stay Fit

Whether it’s lifting weights, attending dance classes, or running laps, there’s something for everyone when it comes to…
The D.C. Intern's Must Have Apps

The D.C. Intern's Must Have Apps

Adjusting to city life can be a little difficult especially if you’re coming from a small town like…
6 Off the Beaten Path Activities in D.C.

6 Off the Beaten Path Activities in D.C.

Most people associate D.C. with politics, historic monuments and world famous museums. While all of these things are…
DC in the Summer

5 Reasons a D.C. Summer is the Perfect Fit for Elon Students

You’ve heard of Elon in New York, LA, and San Francisco but, did you know you can also…