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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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Internship to Career: Tying It All Together

Internship to Career: Tying It All Together

An internship is the best way for college students to get real-world work experience and figure out the…
How TWC Helped Me Get a Healthcare Internship in D.C.

How TWC Helped Me Get a Healthcare Internship in D.C.

Without a doubt, Washington, D.C. is the hot spot for political science, criminal justice and history majors when…
Washington Center Intern Spotlight: Holly Burke, Grand Valley State University

Intern Spotlight: Holly Burke, Grand Valley State University

Holly Burke’s college career abruptly changed after a visit by a The Washington Center recruiter. It went from…
Pursuing Top-Tier Career Advice

Pursuing Top-Tier Career Advice

One of the most important goals that interns should focus on is soliciting feedback and advice.
From Shy to Sure: Networking in the Office

From Shy to Sure: Networking in the Office

As a D.C. intern, you will hear one piece of advice constantly: network as much as possible.
An Intern's Guide to the First Week at TWC

An Intern's Guide to the First Week at TWC

What will your first week at The Washington Center be like? Here's what to expect.
Nicholas Midei, Waynesburg University

Intern Spotlight: Nicholas Midei, Waynesburg University

Interning with the U.S. Marshals Service allowed Waynesburg University's Nicholas Midei to see if Washington, D.C. was the…
How to Make New Friends in a New City

How to Make New Friends in a New City

I was very nervous about making new friends during my internship. Moving to Washington, D.C. is different from…
What I Learned Networking at the Congressional Black Caucus Convention

What I Learned About Networking at the Congressional Black Caucus Convention

In Washington, D.C., any event can be an opportunity to expand your network.
Exploring D.C. Outside of Capitol Hill

Exploring D.C. Outside of Capitol Hill

If you want to become more than a tourist in Washington, D.C., plan a visit to one or…
How to Introduce Yourself Via Email at Work

The 4 Types of People You Should Meet During Your Internship (and How to e-Introduce Yourself)

The first step in building your professional network is as easy as sending an email.
TWC Alumni Barrett Holmes Pitner interned with Bernie Sanders

Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University

Barrett Holmes Pitner left Furman University in South Carolina for his Spring 2003 TWC internship on the Hill…