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TWC Internship Site Supervisor Mentioned in American Bazaar

TWC internship site supervisor Rokas Beresniovas was mentioned in an April edition of American Bazaar for his recognition as TWC's outstaning spring 2016 internship supervisor.


Beresniovas, a Vie President at the State Bank of India (California) was nominated by TWC students Calvin Pratama from Earlham College, Zixiao Nie from Tsinghua University and Jasmeet Kaur Sandhu from Mount Royal University.


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TWC Recognizes Student Nominated Internship Supervisors

Christian Holm
April 22, 2016

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 Award. Beresniovas was nominated by interns Calvin Pratama from Earlham College, Zixiao Nie from Tsinghua University and Jasmeet Kaur Sandhu from Mount Royal University.


Student Lands D.C. Internship to Help Latino Families Gain Health Access

April 20, 2016

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 and access to health services for underserved Latino families in the Mid-Atlantic region.


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SMLS: Tom Daschle and Trent Lott Pave the Way for Bipartisanship

Christian Holm
April 19, 2016

The last conversation of the spring 2016 Simpson-Mineta Leaders at The Washington Center left students with a call to action as they near the end of their Washington. D.C. experience.


The Intern’s Point of View: Zartashia Javid

Christian Holm
April 08, 2016

University of Arkansas at Little Rock student Zartashia Javid has dreams of being an advocate for closing the education gap in the U.S. After accepting an internship offer from National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, that dream is now a reality for Javid, who will take on her first Washington, D.C. internship in just a few weeks.


Media Panel Shares Insider's Perspective on Campaign 2016

Christian Holm
April 04, 2016

The Washington Center welcomed CNN Political Editor John King as moderator of the second Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series of the spring on Friday, April 1. King joined Wall Street Journal White House Correspondent Colleen McCain Nelson, CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson and POLITICO’s Senior Politics Editor, Charles Mahtesian. The panel gave students a look at the media’s take on the 2016 campaign and what to expect the media to focus on during the remainder of the campaign.


Madeleine Albright Shares International Expertise with Students

Christian Holm
March 21, 2016

At one point in time, Madeleine Albright was the all time highest ranking woman in American government.


Today she is a best selling author, Georgetown professor and one of the most respected stateswomen in U.S history. Former Secretary of State Albright spoke to students on Friday, sharing her take on international affairs at the first Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series of the spring 2016 semester.


UMass Lowell named Public Institution of the Year

Christian Holm
March 08, 2016

The Washington Center was mentioned in a Janury edition of the Boston Globe for recognizing the University of Massachusetts - Lowell as Public Institution of the Year.


5 Ways You Can Make the Most of Your First Job Out of College

Christian Holm
February 11, 2016

More than 1.5 million students will walk across the stage at graduation this year, entering a crowded and talented job market. Recent research conducted by The Chronicle for Higher Education shows that internship experience outweighs every other attribute that employers consider when hiring a recent graduate.


If you are nearing graduation and lack the experience or clarity to decide what to do next, a postgraduate internship may be the solution.


What Does a Quality Internship Look Like?

Christian Holm
January 29, 2016

Internships have become a critical component of undergraduate education with experiential education programs becoming the new norm. This trend makes students and institutions ask this question: What does a quality internship look like?