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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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Celebrating Impact at TWC's 2018 Annual Scholarship Dinner

Celebrating Impact at TWC's 2018 Annual Scholarship Dinner

The Washington Center proudly presents Impact: The Annual Scholarship Dinner 2018, honoring internship partners, advocates, students and alumni…
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Alumni Q&A with Brooke Bierhaus

University of Iowa graduate and TWC alumna Brooke Bierhaus looks at how her TWC experience has directed her…
10 DOs and 5 DON’Ts to Make the Most of Your Internship in Washington

DOs and DON’Ts to Make the Most of Your Internship

Back on #NationalInternDay, TIME posted an article referring to internships as the new entry-level job. The article reflects…
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How Will TWC Professional Development Prepare You for the Job Market?

You don’t know how valuable a professional network is until you start establishing your own. You don’t know…
5 reasons you should intern at a small organization

5 Reasons You Should Intern at a Small Organization

D.C. is full of large businesses and organizations where you can intern, including the largest of them all:…
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How to Live Each Week in D.C. on a Budget

Money can always be a concern, whether you’re at your home university or in Washington, D.C. So, how…
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Alumni Q&A with FIU Grad Jose Andres Camacho

FIU Graduate and TWC alum Jose Andres Camacho reflects on his internship experience and how the networking skills…
What are My TWC Application Documents For?

What are My TWC Application Documents For?

An application to The Washington Center consists of a few documents and personal information, but have you ever…
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The Can-EH-dian in D.C.

As a Canadian living in Washington, D.C., I do not quite consider myself an international student. However, spending…
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Introducing Inside Washington 2019’s Faculty Director

Dr. Lilly Goren of Carroll University will serve as the Faculty Director for The Washington Center’s Inside Washington…
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How Much Does an Intern in D.C. Spend a Week?

Living in Washington, D.C. for the summer was absolutely life-changing. I learned so many new skills at my…
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5 Must-Dos for D.C. Interns

As my summer in Washington, D.C. comes to an end, I wanted to share some of my favorite…