Welcome to #twcfall15

Christian Holm
September 01, 2015

Hundreds of energetic students arrived at the Residential and Academic Facility on Thursday as The Washington Center welcomed another distinguished cohort of interns to Washington, D.C.


As is tradition with every TWC orientation, students received a ceremonial welcome from TWC President Mike Smith, the internship advisors who placed students in their internships and the LEAD advisors that will guide them to success over the next 15 weeks.


"It's About Who Knows You:" Summer 2015 Commencement

Christian Holm
August 12, 2015

The Washington Center’s Summer 2015 cohort took another step in their careers during the summer Commencement ceremony on Friday, August 7.


The student-focused celebration opened with a TWC first: A trombone-solo rendition of the National Anthem. Andrew Burk, a student at Florida State University and an intern with 826DC, gave the performance to rousing applause.


Summer Internship Supervisors Recognized for Mentorship

Christian Holm
August 10, 2015

The Washington Center thanked several dozen internship sites and supervisors for outstanding service to its Summer 2015 interns at the Supervisor Award Reception on Wednesday, August 5.


Held at Washington’s noted Old Ebbitt Grill, the event celebrated recognized sites that embody TWC’s values and supervisors who pay special attention to cultivating students’ personal and professional development.


Interns Bolster Credentials at Career Boot Camp

Christian Holm
July 14, 2015

Just two months ago, Vishnu Jagdar walked across a stage to receive his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University in New York. At Career Boot Camp on July 10, he prepared for a different stage: the hot summer jobs market.


He and more than 500 fellow students took part in The Washington Center’s Career Boot Camp, a one-day workshop designed to transform interns into marketable job candidates.


Summer Interns Embark on a Semester of Achievement

Christian Holm
June 01, 2015

Summer is synonymous with internships in the Washington, D.C. area, and more than 500 students from around the world kicked off theirs through The Washington Center on Thursday, May 28.


U.S Marshals Groom the Next Generation of Law Enforcement

Christian Holm
May 22, 2015

At the heart of The Washington Center experience is a competitive, full-time internship. For interns in the Law and Criminal Justice professional track, it doesn’t get much more competitive than spending 15 weeks with the U.S Marshals Service.


Spring Internship Supervisors Recognized for Leadership

Christian Holm
May 06, 2015

The Washington Center honored several internship sites and individual supervisors at a special reception on Thursday, April 30.


The Supervisor Award Reception, held at Washington’s iconic Old Ebbitt Grill restaurant, recognized outstanding internship sites that embody TWC’s values and play a critical role in the personal and professional development of its students.


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.