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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.


Experience Transforms

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.
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01/21/15 - 05/06/15

01/21/15 - 05/06/15


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January 04-17, 2015



Boston Alumni Mix and Mingle at Annual Red Sox Reception
A down year for the Red Sox didn't deter more than 60 alumni and guests from gathering for TWC's annual Boston reception on Thursday, Aug. 21.   The crowd ran the gamut of TWC history, hailing from the Class of 1977 to the Class of 2013, and all enjoyed the opportunity to...
August 25, 2014


All TWC Students Are Neighbors, Thanks to New Housing Complex
One of the greatest components of a semester at The Washington Center is the living-learning environment that student housing provides. This fall TWC will bolster this environment by opening up additional living space at the new Flats130 apartment complex.   Located just...
August 22, 2014

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