Gala 2016: Leadership & Legacy
A special evening to honor Mike Smith's legacy and to launch a new era of leadership with Christopher Norton – purchase tickets today!
Women’s Empowerment in the 21st Century
TWC formed an alliance with the Government of the State of Sonora, Mexico to train 50 Sonoran women with skills and competencies for the 21st century. Read more…
Join TWC for one of our academic seminars at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Apply today!
Longtime TWC President Mike Smith to Step Down in 2016. Former Goldman Sachs executive Christopher Norton named successor. Read more...
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...
Click here to learn more about TWC's Leadership Initiative for Students with Disabilities.
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.
8/24/16 – 12/10/16
8/24/16 – 12/10/16
Students living outside the U.S. deadline – 5/4/16
Democratic National Convention
July 17-29, 2016
Republican National Convention
July 10-22, 2016