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.

Filter Results

Clear filters
Topics
Where the Networking Opportunities Are in D.C.

Where the Networking Opportunities Are in D.C.

Networking has been a great way for me to build professional connections in D.C.
What It's Like to Intern with The U.S. Mashals Service

What It's Like to Intern with The U.S. Marshals Service

As a criminal justice student with the goal of working in federal law enforcement, it has been a…
New Career Path

How My D.C. Internship Helped Me Discover a New Career Path

Back in August, I thought I had it all figured out. I knew what I was getting out…
A Typical Week in the Life of a Policy and Advocacy Intern in D.C.

A Typical Week in the Life of a Policy and Advocacy Intern in D.C.

As a policy and advocacy intern in the Nation's Capital, I am always on the move to my…
An Intern's Guide to Navigating D.C.'s Professional World

An Intern's Guide to Navigating D.C.'s Professional World

In Washington D.C., nothing is constant. Every day, new legislation is proposed and amended, businesses emerge and grow,…
Only in D.C.: Tiny Desk Fest

Only in D.C.: Tiny Desk Fest

One of my favorite aspects of living in D.C. are the experiences that you can only have here.
Navy Vet Discovered Opportunities Beyond Her Military Passion Through VET Initiative

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…
5 Can't Miss Bookstores in D.C.

5 Can't Miss Bookstores in Washington, D.C.

If you want the full experience of living like a Washingtonian, you should check out these popular bookstores…
The U.S. Capitol Building

A Day in the Life of a Congressional Staff Intern

What's it like to be a Congressional intern in Washington, D.C.? Fall 2019 Student Contributor Matt Enriquez explains…
How A D.C. Internship With A Startup Boosted This Marine's Entrepreneur Dreams

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…
Surprising Lessons From the Work World

Surprising Lessons From the Work World

Here's what you should know about the professional world before starting your D.C. internship .
How to Get Feedback That's Actually Helpful

How to Get Feedback That's Actually Helpful

It’s the thing that scares all of us — feedback.