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.

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Minseok Kim, Spring 2016 International Intern from Korea

Alumni Q&A with Minseok Kim, Spring 2016 International Intern from Korea

Reaching The Washington Center internship program was an arduous journey for South Korean student Minseok Kim. His university…
Washington, D.C.

Making the Transition to D.C. City Life

For as long as I could remember, I have wanted to live in Washington, D.C. I grew up…
Nancy Cade, University of Pikeville

Why I Keep Coming Back to TWC Seminars

Nancy Cade of the University of Pikeville is a 15-year veteran liaison and a self-proclaimed TWC Academic Seminars…
Michael Rodriguez (Stockton University).

Stockton Liaison Describes His Commitment to Offering Students Immersive Internship Experiences

Michael Rodriguez is the campus liaison at Stockton University where he is also a professor of political science,…
Diane Stipcak (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Why IUP's Partnership with TWC Is So Rewarding For Me and My Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania first partnered with The Washington Center more than 40 years ago and the current…
Sara Ahmed at a immigrant rights protest at Lafayette Square.

A D.C. Weekend With Politics, Prose, and Protests

A long weekend means plenty of time to enjoy some free D.C. activities. Here’s how I made the…
Abdul Abbas, Metro D.C.

Tips Every Intern Should Know Before Using the D.C. Metro

Whether you come from a city comparatively larger or smaller than Washington, D.C., the public transit system -…
Lauren E. Munroe at thwe National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Why D.C. Is a Top Destination for Culture and History

On any given day in D.C., there are a wide range of concerts, museums and cultural festivals to…
Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley Ambassadors Program Students visit the World Bank

5 Key Takeaways from Week 1 of Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley Ambassadors Program

This past Sunday, February 24th, marked the halfway point of this year’s Building the TOMODACHI Generation Morgan Stanley…
Meagan McManus

TN Community College Faculty Leader Reflects on Her First TWC Seminar

Inside Washington first-time faculty leader, Meagan McManus of Motlow State Community College (TN), became a believer in the…
How to Create a Professional Wardrobe on an Intern's Budget (Men's Edition)

How to Create a Professional Wardrobe on an Intern's Budget (Men's Edition)

Let’s face it guys… clothing can be expensive, and professional clothing can be really expensive. Developing a Capitol…
Starting a new job

Conquering the Fears of Starting An Internship

Moving to a new city can be scary. Starting a new job can be scary. Meeting new people…