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.

 

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

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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: