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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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2019 Capital Pride Festival - Image via Flickr / Ted Eytan

Experiencing Pride Month in D.C.

Capital Pride is about finding the Pride celebration that makes you happy.
How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

Elevate Yourself: How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch (with Examples)

“So what do you do?” If you know anything about Washington, D.C., you know that this is the…
Overcoming Social Anxiety in a New City

Overcoming Social Anxiety in a New City

The desire to be liked, make friends, find your way and be enough can be all-consuming in a…
LEAD students

Fear Not! Our ELOs Make Your Post-TWC Career Step a Confident Step

What comes after your semester in D.C.? Whether you come to The Washington Center with a career plan…
Overcoming Workplace Anxiety at Your Internship

Overcoming Anxiety Upon Entering the Workplace

Internships boost confidence and add experience to a resume, but the stress and anxiety that accompanies starting a…
How I Got an Internship with the Department of Homeland Security through The Washington Center

How I Got an Internship with the Department of Homeland Security

As a computer science major, I felt like I didn’t belong in D.C. as well as someone majoring…
Neil Deegan attended the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver through The Washington Center’s Campaign seminar series

TWC’s Conventions Seminar Solidified My Political Career; Here’s How It Unfolded

Neil Deegan attended the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver through The Washington Center’s Campaign 2008 seminar series.…
Essential D.C. Neighborhoods Every Intern Should Visit

Essential D.C. Neighborhoods Every Intern Should Visit

Whether you’re planning to stay in D.C. for a few months, or a few years, now is the…
The Washington Center National Security Seminar 2019

Here’s the Top 3 Moments from National Security 2019

Every year, The Washington Center brings together college students, faculty and experts from across the country to explore…
The Washington Center's Campaign 2020 Faculty Director for the RNC, Dr. Brendan Doherty

Introducing Campaign 2020 Faculty Director for the RNC, Dr. Brendan Doherty

Dr. Brendan Doherty, professor of political science at the United States Naval Academy in Maryland, brings an intimate…
The Washington Center's Campaign 2020 Faculty Director for the DNC, Dr. Julia Azari

Introducing Campaign 2020 Faculty Director for the DNC, Dr. Julia Azari

Dr. Julia Azari, professor of political science at Marquette University in Wisconsin, is a TWC alumna of the…
Getting to The Washington Center from D.C. Airports

Getting to TWC from D.C.’s Airports

Flying to D.C. for your internship? These tips and tricks will help you get to The Washington Center’s…