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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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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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Internship Programs

Fall Semester
8/24/16 – 12/10/16

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

Deadlines
Priority Deadline:
5/4/16
Regular Deadline:
6/8/16

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

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Academic Seminars

Democratic National Convention
July 17-29, 2016

Republican National Convention
July 10-22, 2016

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TWC Now

TWC Recognizes Student Nominated Internship Supervisors
The Washington Center hosted more than 80 internship site supervisors and their interns for the spring 2016 Internship Supervisor Award Reception on Wednesday, April 20. Rokas Beresniovas of the State Bank of India (California) received this semester’s Internship Supervisor...
April 21, 2016


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Student Lands D.C. Internship to Help Latino Families Gain Health Access
The Washington Center was mentioned in an April edition of FIU News - announcing the coming departure of an FIU intern to TWC.   Jennifer Centeno will head to D.C. in late May for an internship with Nueva Vida - an organization whose mission is to improve health outcomes...
April 20, 2016


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