Gala 2015: 40 & Forward
Celebrate four decades of transforming students’ lives – purchase tickets today!
SMLS: Discussing Race In America
Michael Eric Dyson and Ray Suarez brought their insights to The Washington Center on July 17 for a discussion about the state of race in the United States. Read more...
Improving Skills at Career Boot Camp
TWC students participated in a one-day workshop designed to transform interns into marketable job candidates. Read more...
Click here to learn more about TWC's Leadership Initiative for Students with Disabilities.
The D.C. Internship Experience
Through our program, you will engage in meaningful coursework and programming, expand your network, and transition from college life into your professional future. Learn more...
Experience The Washington Center
Transforming Today's Students into Tomorrow's Leaders
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C., for academic credit. The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has 80 full-time staff and more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are in leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
For over 35 years, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars has helped more than 50,000 students from around the world gain valuable experience, and set them on a course of achievement, leadership and engagement in their communities. In a recent survey, 98% of TWC interns said our program significantly strengthened their career prospects. Now, our alumni are leaders in virtually every field -- public service, journalism, business, law, medicine, education, and more.
Spring & Postgraduate
1/20/16 – 05/07/16
Priority deadline – 10/14/15
Regular deadline – 11/18/15
Students living outside the U.S. deadline – 10/14/15
January 3-16, 2016
Democratic National Convention
July 10-22, 2016
Republican National Convention
July 17-29, 2016
Congratulations to all Summer students! You made it!