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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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Ashley Gorbulja

How Student Vet Ashley Gorbulja's Internship Combined Her Passion for the Military with Her Educational Pursuits

Ashley describes her ongoing time in the National Guard as being in a state of constant transition from…
Top 5 Reasons A Journalism Major Should Intern in D.C.

Top 5 Reasons A Journalism Major Should Intern in D.C.

Journalism is a major and career path that requires experience and tenacity in order to be successful. Interning…
A Day in The Life of My TWC Roomate, ASU’s Suhey Ortega

A Day in The Life of My TWC Roomate, ASU’s Suhey Ortega

There are so many incredible people you meet in your time at TWC, but sometimes the most interesting…
How My Internship with Amnesty International Solidified My Political Career Aspirations

How My Internship with Amnesty International Solidified My Political Career Aspirations

Prior to even enrolling at Elon, Ryan Wells knew that an internship in D.C. was essential for students…
Can't Miss Cities To Visit If You’re Interning in D.C.

Can't Miss Places To Visit If You’re Interning in D.C.

Washington, D.C., the political epicenter of America, has the good fortune of being located close to other beautiful…
A Look Inside University of Cincinnati's Sara Kemerer's TWC Experience [Video]

A Look Inside University of Cincinnati's Sara Kemerer's TWC Experience [Video]

University of Cincinnati student Sara Kemerer looks back on how her choice to participate in a TWC internship…
3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

When the opportunity to intern in D.C. presented itself, I knew it would force me to leave my…
A D.C. Internship Shifted Marine Edwin Lamothe’s Career Onto an Unexpected, Yet Rewarding Path

A D.C. Internship Shifted Marine Edwin Lamothe’s Career Onto an Unexpected, Yet Rewarding Path

Edwin’s mission to serve others hasn’t been changed by his duty status. He has gone from Marine to…
How My Internship Helped Me Discover the Value of My Military Skills In the Civilian Workforce

How My Internship Helped Me Discover the Value of My Military Skills In the Civilian Workforce

Christopher Lamy completed his undergraduate degree during his decade in the Air Force. Yet the VET Initiative provided…
Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System

Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System

Commuting in D.C. can be daunting, even for someone who knows their way around the city. When you…
Must-Try Fall Trends for the Fashionable Interns of DC

Must-Try Fall Trends for the Fashionable Interns of DC

What exactly is business professional? What to wear can be very confusing for the budding intern, which makes…
From Little Rock to D.C.: A Glimpse Inside KaBriya Baldwin's TWC Experience

From Little Rock to D.C.: A Glimpse Inside My TWC Experience [Video]

Kabriya Baldwin from The University of Arkansas at Little Rock shares how her TWC experience helped shape her…