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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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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…
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.
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…
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.
5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session on How to Communicate the Value of Global Learning

5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session on How to Communicate the Value of Global Learning

During the 2019 AAC&U Annual Meeting, TWC attended a session focused on global learning.
5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session On How to Move Relationship-Rich Experiences in Higher Ed

5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session On the Importance of Relationships in Higher Ed

During the 2019 AAC&U Annual Meeting, TWC attended a session titled Relationships Matter: Moving Relationship-Rich Experiences from the…
D.C. Networking

Why D.C. Is A Top Networking Destination for College Students

Washington, D.C. is a networker’s paradise. Opportunities to meet or get together with other professionals are everywhere. On…