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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Budgeting for Your Semester or Sumer Internship in D.C.

Budgeting for Your Internship in D.C.

D.C. ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the United States, but that doesn’t mean living…
Meg Riggle

Alumni Q&A With Robert Morris Grad Meg Riggle

Meg Riggle, a National Security Seminar and AIP alum, is now an authority in the security field, as…
Mark Montegriffo, University of Manchester Grad

Intern Spotlight: Mark Montegriffo, University of Manchester Grad

Mark Montegriffo, a Global Competencies student from Fall 2018, shares how his love for American Politics drew him…
Colorado State University student Morgan Scheinin

Intern Spotlight: Morgan Scheinin, Colorado State University

How A Colorado State Student’s Search for An Internationally-Focused Internship Led Her to D.C. Before coming for her…
A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

Each week of an internship offers up possibilities for you to grow personally and professionally. One path of…
Kayla Keech - Sense of independence TWC has provided.

Two Invaluable Yet Unexpected Skills TWC Taught Me

As my semester in D.C. comes to an end, I have been reflecting on what this experience with…
Experiencing Election Week in D.C. as a Political Science Intern

[Election] Week in the Life of a Political Science Intern

“A week is a long time in politics” is a phrase that this political science graduate hears ad…
Why Summer Is the Best Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Why Summer Is the Best Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Choosing between Fall-Summer-Spring to do an internship in Washington, D.C. is a lot like a game of Rock-Paper-Scissors.…
Opportunity at a Top News Station in DC.

How Networking Led to a Dream Opportunity at a Top News Station

Having the opportunity to visit and shadow at ABC 7, one of the top news stations in Washington,…
Ways to Combat Stress As a Young Intern in D.C.

Ways to Combat Stress As a Young Intern in D.C.

As a prospective TWC intern, I romanticized about what interning in D.C. would be like… meeting new people,…
3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace

3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace

When I started my internship, I was nervous about how to ensure I received the disability accommodations I…
Anthony Kite, a unique blend of military and college skills.

VET Initiative Summer Solidified Anthony’s Career Path Leading to His Current Job

Anthony enlisted while still in high school, and served as a Marine before graduating college with honors. A…