Host an Intern
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The Washington Center is currently offering organizations the option to host interns in person or virtually. Review the following information to decide which option is best for your organization, and then use this form to get in touch with our site relations team.
|Hosting a TWC Intern In-Person||Hosting a TWC Intern Virtually|
|Your organization is located within the Washington, D.C. metro area||Your organization is located within the Washington, D.C. metro area or is able to host interns virtually|
|You can provide an intern 32-36 hours of work per week, some of which must be done in an office setting||You can provide an intern 20-36 hours of work per week|
|Interns can commute to your office using public transportation||Your can work with the intern in U.S.-based timezones|
|You can provide interns with a desk or workspace, access to company files, email and other necessities required to complete their work||You can provide interns with access to company files, email, communication platforms and other necessities required to complete their work|
|You can provide substantive work or projects for interns||You can provide substantive work or projects for interns|
|You are willing and able to assign a supervisor to oversee and manage interns||You are willing and able to assign a supervisor to oversee and manage interns, recognizing that formal supervision will likely be a bit more frequent during onboarding|
|The intern supervisor is willing to participate in an annual virtual site visit, complete an end-of-semester evaluation and assign a final grade||The intern supervisor is willing to participate in an annual virtual site visit, complete an end-of-semester evaluation and assign a final grade|
In addition to working at your organization, interns are required to attend one 3-hour evening class during the week and participate in TWC professional development programming. Professional development events take place during the work day but should not require more than 1-2 hours at a time, and should average out to a frequency of one event per week. To get started, simply review the requirements and submit the form below.