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Unparalleled Excellence
The Washington Center takes center stage in the field of experiential education in our nation’s capital. Through its programs, college students gain the experience needed to prepare for lives of professional achievement, civic engagement and leadership. Interning in Washington, D.C. encourages students to return home with the knowledge and new ideas that will enable them to improve their local communities and states overall.

Unparalleled Excellence
The Washington Center takes center stage in the field of experiential education in our nation’s capital. Through its programs, college students gain the experience needed to prepare for lives of professional achievement, civic engagement and leadership. Interning in Washington, D.C., encourages students to return home with the knowledge and new ideas that will enable them to improve their local communities and states overall.

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More about TWC How States Benefit


Shape the Future of Your StateState governments can support their students and create the opportunities for transformational experiences that center on an internship and include a range of other academic components. State-funded scholarships play an essential role in defraying costs and encouraging students to enhance their learning and career opportunities.

 

Key Statistics

  • The Washington Center has 40 years of leadership in experiential education and has more than 50,000 alumni in the U.S. and around the world working in government, nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
  • 140 professional staff, associate faculty and resident assistants work with students.
  • TWC hosts 1,600 interns in addition to several hundred academic seminar participants each year. Students have come from all 50 states and 35 countries.
  • TWC maintains partnerships with hundreds of internship sites each year.
  • Three out of four students receive some sort of financial assistance.

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