Internship Spotlight: A Semester at Double R Productions

Christian Holm
February 10, 2015

Like many of their peers, three newly minted TWC alumni returned to their campuses this spring to start classes. But these three students, Majdal Sobeh, Stephani Pantoja and Jeffrey Ohene Darko, carried with them a decided advantage: real-world experience from their fall 2014 internship at Double R Productions in Washington, D.C.


Fall 2014 Commencement

Christian Holm
December 11, 2014

More than 400 students from dozens of countries completed their whirlwind semester in Washington on Monday, Dec. 8, during the fall 2014 Commencement ceremony.


The traditional format of the event began with a bit of a twist. Ricca Louissant (Institution: Governors State University, Illinois; Internship: Guide Consulting Services) recited an original poem reflecting on the past three months, eliciting laughter and cheers from the crowd.

Twin Brothers from Westfield State University Learn History by Living in History

Jennifer Kolb
September 11, 2014

Westfield State University bolsters The Washington Center every semester with a motivated cohort of students who come here to leave their mark in DC. Westfield had us seeing double this summer when two of these students, twin brothers John and Patrick Bartel, arrived in Washington to pursue their careers in education.


Mexico 100 Program

Mexico 100 is a 15-week professional development program for youth focused on learning about and developing cross-sector partnerships to strengthen civil society and address social challenges.


Program Resources

Sunday, February 15 - Cross-Cultural Communication Training

Monday, February 16 – Module I: Understanding the Concept of Civil Society

How to Apply - International

International Students


Career Boot Camp Spring 2014

Fiorella Gil
February 28, 2014

Spring interns participated in The Washington Center's Career Boot Camp, held at the National Association of Home Builders. This event takes place every semester, and gives TWC interns the opportunity to attend workshops that cover networking, workplace etiquette, and tips on how to apply to graduate school. The afternoon kicked off with a panel of four experienced recruiters who answered questions from students. Panelists included:




If you are selected for an internship, you will be guaranteed a space in TWC’s fully-furnished apartment housing. It is not a requirement to live in Washington Center facilities, so you are welcome to arrange your own accommodations or stay at home if you live nearby.


D.C. Housing

Visa Requirements

International students participating in TWC’s programs must come with a J-1 visa sponsored by The Washington Center, unless currently enrolled in a U.S. university.

TWC Closed Tuesday, Dec. 10th

Due to inclement weather in the DC Metro area, The Washington Center offices will be closed today, Tuesday, Dec. 10th. Students should follow their internship agency's directives regarding whether to report to work today.

A decision will be made later today regarding regularly scheduled Tuesday evening courses.

Stay safe if traveling today.