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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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Diane Stipcak (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Why IUP's Partnership with TWC Is So Rewarding For Me and My Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania first partnered with The Washington Center more than 40 years ago and the current…
Washington, D.C.

Making the Transition to D.C. City Life

For as long as I could remember, I have wanted to live in Washington, D.C. I grew up…
Michael Rodriguez (Stockton University).

Stockton Liaison Describes His Commitment to Offering Students Immersive Internship Experiences

Michael Rodriguez is the campus liaison at Stockton University where he is also a professor of political science,…
Nancy Cade, University of Pikeville

Why I Keep Coming Back to TWC Seminars

Nancy Cade of the University of Pikeville is a 15-year veteran liaison and a self-proclaimed TWC Academic Seminars…
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 -…
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…