Gala 2015: 40 & Forward
Celebrate four decades of transforming students’ lives – purchase tickets today!
"It's About Who Knows You"
The Washington Center’s Summer 2015 cohort took another step in their careers during the summer Commencement ceremony on Friday, August 7. Read more...
TWC thanked several dozen supervisors for outstanding service to its Summer 2015 interns at the Supervisor Award Reception on Wednesday, August 5. 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 17-29, 2016
Republican National Convention
July 10-22, 2016