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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An intern's departing view of D.C. as she heads home to Canada

How My D.C. Internship Shaped my Career in Poli Sci

Working in D.C. has helped me realize just how many doors opened for me the day I picked…
TWC Site Supervisor Awards

Summer 2017 Internship Site Supervisor Awards

The Washington Center’s work with student interns from around the world would not be possible without tireless site…
Enjoying Brunch with Friends in Washington, D.C.

Favorite Moments of My Summer Interning in D.C.

My summer in Washington, D.C. wouldn’t have been the same without the friends I made along the way.
STIPDG students pack lunches for the Homeless

STIPDG Students Unite Interns to Help Deliver Food to the Homeless

Many different programs and a plethora of different interests draw Washington Center interns to Washington, D.C. But if…
D.C. Armory

D.C. Armory Job Fair Prepares Vets for Future Employment

Program participants joined DC Hires Vets, an all-day event sponsored by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office with the…
Bunker Labs speaking to Vets at The Washington Center

D.C. Bunker Labs Attempts to Spur VET Small Business Ideas

Participants of VET Initiative were given the opportunity to meet with Seda Goff, the DC Director of Bunker…
Ray walking with friends after his internship on Capitol Hill

My Summer as a Congressional Intern

This summer, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to intern on Capitol Hill.
Emily at the Charities Aid Foundation

My Internship Experience with Charities Aid Foundation of America

This summer has been one of the most transformative semesters of my college career.
Unique nightlife Washington, D.C.

Unique Nightlife Experience in D.C.

I had the opportunity to attend a silent disco, one of Washington’s favorite nightlife attractions where hundreds of…
The cure for homesickness in D.C.? Invite a friend

Hosting a Friend in D.C.

My homesickness has been cured! My friend Nik from back home visited D.C. this past weekend, and I…
Civic Digital Fellows visit Library of Congress

Civic Digital Fellows Help Library of Congress Envision its Future

It can be maddeningly difficult at times to reconcile the old with the new, and the Library of…
American Flag

Celebrating July 4th in the Nation's Capital

I was rushing around in preparation for the big Fourth of July celebration. The streets were busy, Uber…