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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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Christina Kulich

The Value of Being a TWC Partner

We sat down for a candid conversation with Christina Kulich-Vamvakas, instructor in the Department of Government, and valued…
Capitol Bikeshare

Three Things I Missed When Budgeting for My Internship

Washington, D.C. is by far one of the most budget friendly cities for students, offering an incredible amount…
Farmer's Market in DC

A Weekend in D.C. for $50

Living in Washington D.C. is expensive. Living in D.C. as an unpaid intern is especially expensive. I’ve definitely…
Top 4 Myths in D.C. from TV Shows

Top 4 Myths in D.C. from TV Shows

Before I decided to make the move to Washington, D.C. I prepared by watching copious amounts of “Scandal,”…
Eastern Market

Battle of the Markets: Which DC Market Reigns Supreme?

DC has two very famous food markets, Union Market and Eastern Market, but which one is better for…
Evan Kinney attends TWC's National Security seminar

National Security Seminar Q&A with Evan Kinney

In May, over 60 students from around the world descended on Washington, D.C. for our two-week National Security…
Capitol Bikeshare for Interns

Transportation Options for D.C. Interns

Washington, D.C. is 68 square miles, and it can take some work to navigate if you don’t know…
NoMa banner near the TWC RAF

Get to Know NoMa

If you’re currently asking yourself, “What’s NoMa, and why am I going to be there?” this will explain…
Notes from General Assembly

Free Career Development Events as an Intern

Coming from Eastern Kentucky in rural Appalachia, all the career development opportunities in D.C. never fail to impress…
TWC Announces Pickering 2018 Pickering Fellows

The Washington Center Announces the 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is pleased to announce the selection of…
National Archives Metro Station

A Day in the Life of a National Archives Intern

A “typical” day in D.C. looks different depending on where you are interning. You could be planning an…
How to Network as an Intern

How to Network: The Key to Professional Success

As a political science major, there’s no better place to be than D.C. But with so many professionals…