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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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 -…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Shopping as a D.C. Intern

How I Saved Money Grocery Shopping as a D.C. Intern

What do I want? I want tasty, nutritious food that won’t break my budget! As with many students…
Three Areas to Highlight in Your Resume If You Lack Work Experience

Three Areas to Highlight in your Resume If you Lack Work Experience

What makes your resume stand out when the section most scrutinized during evaluation - experience - is the…
Career fair

What I Learned From My First Career Fair

A week after arriving in D.C., I attended my first career fair as a young professional. I was…
Interview Questions

A Step-By-Step Guide to Prepare for Your Internship Advising Session

Congratulations, you’ve been accepted to The Washington Center! Now what? Next up, you’ll be contacted by your TWC…
How to Ace the Most Common Interview Questions

How to Ace the Most Common Interview Questions

There are common interview questions at every level of employment, including for internships. These same questions keep getting…