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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.

 

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For more than 35 years, students have found The Washington Center’s program an excellent means of finding that kind of opportunity, enriching their studies and launching their careers. Learn more.

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Experience Transforms

Since 1975, 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.
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Internship Programs

Fall Semester
8/24/16 – 12/10/16

Global Competencies
8/24/16 – 12/10/16

Deadlines
Accepting applications
on a space-available basis

Students living outside the U.S. deadline – 5/4/16

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Academic Seminars

Presidential Inauguration
January 8-21, 2017

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TWC Now

Leadership and Legacy on Display at Gala 2016
The Washington Center paid tribute to leadership in higher education at this year’s annual Gala: Leadership and Legacy.   This year’s Gala raised more than $480,000 for student scholarships that will be offered for hundreds of students throughout the 2016-2017 academic year...
September 27, 2016


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Recognizing Excellence in Higher Education and Civic Engagement
The Washington Center recognized 10 universities for their above and beyond commitment to experiential education at the 2016 Academic Affairs Awards Luncheon on Monday, Sept. 26 in downtown Washington. The Academic Affairs Awards honor universities that distinguish...
September 29, 2016


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