Stories from The Washington Center

Your time here isn't just about your internship. It's about the experiences you have, the friends you meet and the stories you tell when you return home.

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The African-American History Museum

The Must-See Smithsonian Museums for a D.C. Intern

In the United States, there are more museums than McDonald’s and Starbucks, combined. Very cool, right?
Checking out a grocery store near The Washington Center

5 Ways D.C. Interns Can Stretch their Grocery Budgets

I’ve quickly learned that the best way to save money in this city is through meal preparation. Here…
A view from the escalator in D.C.

Doubling Down on My TWC Experience

I had the unique opportunity to attend a two-week seminar and to be a part of a semester-long…
D.C. interns showing off their fashion sense

What Do D.C. Interns Wear to Work?

Someone’s style of dress can easily influence your first impression of them. Whether you are at the movies,…
Lin-hsiu Huang discovering D.C. as an intern

Discovering the Nooks and Crannies of D.C.

Slipstream , Logan Circle. I could feel the espresso shot in my body; I just flew a red-eye…
NESA Seminar at the Department of Defense

A Hectic First Day

In hindsight, last week might’ve been just about the worst possible time to start an internship at the…
Visiting the White House as an intern at The Washington Center

Routines and Transitioning

I’m looking back on my first two weeks in D.C. and it has been a whirlwind!
Members of the VET initiative 2017 cohort

The Prudential Foundation and TWC Position Veterans for Professional Success

Learn how a partnership with TWC helped the Prudential Foundation further its goal of supporting Veterans with opportunity.
DC Metro Station

A Five Step Guide to D.C.’s Metro System

Getting around on public transportation can be daunting. This guide will get you one step closer to commuting…
Shaira Cruz from New Jersey City University ready to hear from Face the Nation host, Chuck Todd

Seminar Spotlight: Shaira Cruz, New Jersey City University

Shaira shares her excitement about interacting with media and political figures for two weeks in Washington, D.C.
Global Competencies' Students visit 1776

Global Competencies Participants Discover D.C.'s Booming Tech Industry

Students find out that D.C. is a place where startups can thrive.
Intern Spotlight: Idara Udo-Inyang from Earlham College

Intern Spotlight: Idara Udo-Inyang from Earlham College

Idara shares how she was able to expand her counseling skills, plans for graduate school and the importance…