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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 Plan Ahead for Your Professional Semester Experience at The Washington Center

How to Plan Ahead for Your Professional Semester Experience

Taking any time off campus requires lots of preparation in advance — between commitments to student organizations and…
5 Things You Should Know When Starting a Congressional Internship

5 Things You Should Know When Starting a Congressional Internship

While you may have had an internship in your hometown or held an office job at your school,…
A Zombie Autopsy, STEM Lessons & an FBI Forensics Examiner Walk Into the RAF

A Zombie Autopsy, STEM Lessons & an FBI Forensics Examiner Walk Into the RAF

Bob was wrapped in a green plastic tarp when the students filed into the room. The story goes…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.