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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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A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

Each week of an internship offers up possibilities for you to grow personally and professionally. One path of…
Kayla Keech - Sense of independence TWC has provided.

Two Invaluable Yet Unexpected Skills TWC Taught Me

As my semester in D.C. comes to an end, I have been reflecting on what this experience with…
Why Summer Is the Best Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Why Summer Is the Best Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Choosing between Fall-Summer-Spring to do an internship in Washington, D.C. is a lot like a game of Rock-Paper-Scissors.…
Opportunity at a Top News Station in DC.

How Networking Led to a Dream Opportunity at a Top News Station

Having the opportunity to visit and shadow at ABC 7, one of the top news stations in Washington,…
Ways to Combat Stress As a Young Intern in D.C.

Ways to Combat Stress As a Young Intern in D.C.

As a prospective TWC intern, I romanticized about what interning in D.C. would be like… meeting new people,…
Experiencing Election Week in D.C. as a Political Science Intern

[Election] Week in the Life of a Political Science Intern

“A week is a long time in politics” is a phrase that this political science graduate hears ad…
3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace

3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace

When I started my internship, I was nervous about how to ensure I received the disability accommodations I…
Anthony Kite, a unique blend of military and college skills.

VET Initiative Summer Solidified Anthony’s Career Path Leading to His Current Job

Anthony enlisted while still in high school, and served as a Marine before graduating college with honors. A…
Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path

Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path

Cedric is a Navy vet who has converted his passion for music and radio into a promising career…
Top 5 Places to Go in D.C. After 5 P.M.

Top 5 Places to Go in D.C. After 5 p.m.

D.C. is a wonderful place to live, filled with culture, museums, and an unmatched culinary scene. Unfortunately, D.C.…
5 Reasons Why D.C. Is A Great City for Sports Fans

5 Reasons Why D.C. Is A Great City for Sports Fans

With soccer, baseball, football, hockey and more, D.C. has a lot to offer on the sporting front. Whether…
Air Force Reservist, Rose Smith

Air Force Reservist Welcomed Opportunity to Step Out of Comfort Zone and Grow Her Network

Rose is an Air Force reservist that is studying and working in the same area she was trained…