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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Row Houses in DC

The Unexpectedness of Being Homesick

“If this is your first time in a major city, stand up!” A handful of people stood up…
Navneet on her first day

Adjusting to the Intern Life

I started off feeling very small. Not knowing how to do the work I would be given was…
TWC hosts a panel on disability diversity

Expanding the Concept of Diversity

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) was proud to host a panel with representatives from…
TWC 2016 Commencement

Summer 2016 Commencement

TWC wrapped up the summer 2016 semester recognizing outstanding participants and hearing from alumna Kim Berryman ‘05, an…
Kathleen Struck Receiving the Internship Supervisor of the Semester Award

Why Managing Interns is Probably the Best Part of My Job

VOA Digital Managing Editor, Kathleen Struck, shares why she loves working with the next generation of superb journalists.
Democratic National Convention Floor

Making a Swift Transition into the Campaign World After Attending DNC Seminar

Alumna Gabrielle McCarthy ‘12 shares how she discovered her passion for political campaigns when she attended the DNC…

TWC Launches Third Seminar of Building the TOMODACHI Generation

TOMODACHI is an innovative, cross-cultural learning experience focused on developing cross-sector partnerships to tackle social challenges and master…

U.S Marshals Groom the Next Generation of Law Enforcement

At the heart of The Washington Center experience is a competitive, full-time internship. For interns pursuing majors in…
TWC Congratulates Second Cohort of Mexico 100 Interns

TWC Congratulates Second Cohort of Mexico 100 Interns

TWC celebrated commencement for its Mexico 100 cohort, honoring the achievements of 123 interns.
Spring Internship Supervisors Recognized for Leadership

TWC Internship Supervisors Recognized for Leadership

TWC honored several internship sites and individual supervisors at a special reception on Thursday, April 30.
Spring 2015 TWC Interns

Spring Interns Take the Next Step

With the spring semester quickly drawing to a close, students are preparing for their next step post-TWC. Many…
Michael Long ‘04 Addresses TWC Spring 2015 Students

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Long ‘04 on the Key to Capitol Hill Success

What's life like when you're a top aide to the speaker of the house? Michael Long ‘04 knows.