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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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How to Finish an Internship Strong

How to Finish an Internship Strong

The end of the semester can be stressful. Keep these tips in mind to finish your internship strong.
A Day in the Life of a TWC Intern at a D.C. Nonprofit

A Day in the Life of a TWC Intern at a D.C. Nonprofit

What a typical Monday looks like as a Development and Communications Intern at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition…
How to Network When You're Home for the Holidays

How to Network When You're Home for the Holidays

Networking probably isn’t high on your list of things to do during your time off from work or…
Top Interning in D.C. Takeaways

My Top Interning in D.C. Takeaways That Prepared Me for Next Fall

Without a doubt, my D.C. internship was the greatest adventure in my education.
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…
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.
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,…
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…