The Advantages of Working with The Washington Center

The Advantages of Working with The Washington Center

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The Washington Center provides a customized approach to each federal partnership.  No two programs are identical and each has specific goals it strives to achieve. Despite the differences, TWC provides a consistently high level of quality by leveraging its extensive resources to add value to each partnership.

 

TWC's Track Record

TWC’s long track record of designing high-impact internship programs, along with its rigorous recruitment and screening process, enables various federal agencies to achieve their goal of finding recruits that are the right fit for them. This process generates a well-targeted pool of potential interns, saving agencies substantial time and money that would otherwise be spent on job recruitment and candidate vetting.

 

TWC's Training Program

In addition, TWC has a rigorous training program that prepares students for the federal workforce of the future. Our unique experiential education curriculum helps students hone the skills and qualities employers want:

 

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical skills
  • Technical skills
  • Develop a strong work ethic

We also provide extensive training to students on getting a job in the federal government which includes:

 

  • Navigating USAJOBS.GOV
  • Developing federal resumes

Housing, Student Life & Disability Services

TWC also provides the necessary infrastructure in the form of housing accommodations including full-time student life staff and disability services office to ensure students’ needs are being met.

 

More interns are being requested by federal agencies each year; The Washington Center will continue to be an invaluable asset in providing high-caliber students eager to work in the public sector across the country.

 

How to Partner with The Washington Center

  • GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract - Permits federal agencies to take advantage of TWC’s services with minimal contracting requirements either through a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) or a Simple Acquisition. Discounts available based on number of students selected.
  • Direct Contracts - Larger federal programs facilitated by TWC are done through competitively bid contracts negotiated with individual federal partners. Federal partners are able to design their own programs which can target the needs and priorities of the specific agency.
  • Grants (Cooperative Agreements) - Grant dollars allow agencies to instill their mission in the next generation of workers.

Regional Locations Outside of Washington, D.C.

Three-fourths of federal employees work outside of Washington, D.C. metro area, and are facing the same workforce development issues as Headquarters. The Washington Center can develop and manage internship program across the country. Over the last six years, we have had hundreds of interns located in over 50 different locations from Alaska to Hawaii to Maine to Florida. Some of current regional internship partners include:

 

  • Department of Transportation
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Environmental Protection Agency

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