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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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Capitol Bikeshare for Interns

Transportation Options for D.C. Interns

Washington, D.C. is 68 square miles, and it can take some work to navigate if you don’t know…
NoMa banner near the TWC RAF

Get to Know NoMa

If you’re currently asking yourself, “What’s NoMa, and why am I going to be there?” this will explain…
Notes from General Assembly

Free Career Development Events as an Intern

Coming from Eastern Kentucky in rural Appalachia, all the career development opportunities in D.C. never fail to impress…
TWC Announces Pickering 2018 Pickering Fellows

The Washington Center Announces the 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is pleased to announce the selection of…
National Archives Metro Station

A Day in the Life of a National Archives Intern

A “typical” day in D.C. looks different depending on where you are interning. You could be planning an…
How to Network as an Intern

How to Network: The Key to Professional Success

As a political science major, there’s no better place to be than D.C. But with so many professionals…
Performing at the TWC Global Festival

Inspired by the Diversity ­in TWC’s Global Festival

TWC is full of students from diverse backgrounds. In recognition of this, every semester, they host an event…
Lin plans her budget for the week.

How Much Does an Intern in D.C. Spend a Week?

Here’s a peek into my money diary, which outlines what and how much I spent in one week…
Matthew receiving a gift from his internship

Intern Bracketology: Ranking My D.C. Experiences

If you’re like me, the end of the college basketball tournament is one of the most emotional parts…
How TWC Helps You Prepare for the Job Market

How TWC Helps You Prepare for the Job Market

Although I’m not graduating until December, I have already taken several steps to prepare myself for life after…
Cherry Blossom Festival in DC

Must-See Spots at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Because one can't quite predict when D.C.’s cherry blossoms will bloom, one of the great things about spending…
D.C. interns can visit all of the city's landmarks

Museums and Marches: Being a Part of History

Attending college in rural Appalachia, you get an idea of what D.C. is like only through the images…