The Washington Center



Home Institution: National Taiwan University

Internship Site: Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C.

Program: Business and Global Trade

My TWC Story Continues

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It’s hard to believe that it has been one year since I moved to Washington, D.C. and kicked off my experience with The Washington Center. What a crazy and wonderful journey!   During my semester in the U.S. capital, I wrote several blog posts ab

Before and After TWC

Monday, May 02, 2016

The title seems like an advertisement for makeup, plastic surgery or weight loss courses, but it’s not! (Hopefully, a change in appearance is not so obvious in the drawing below). After doing so much comparison between D.C. and my home city of Taipei, it’s time to reflect on myself and wrap up what I learned from my experience with TWC.  

My Typical Week as a TWCer

Thursday, April 28, 2016

When in an interview or attending a career fair, I always like to ask "What does a typical day look like in this position?" Knowing the detailed routine of a job or a program is the easiest way to see if it really is of interest to you or not. Take myself, for example. In high school, I used to dream of studying foreign languages for my major.  

Taipei vs. Washington, D.C. (Part II)

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

If you missed my last post, Taipei vs. Washington, D.C. (Part I), you may want to start there! In this blog series, I'm comparing Taipei (the capital of Taiwan where I grew up) and D.C. (the capital of U.S. where I am now interning).   Legal Drinking Age

Taipei vs. Washington, D.C. (Part I)

Friday, April 22, 2016

It may seem like a war between two capital cities, but it’s actually a keen comparison between Taipei (the capital of Taiwan where I grew up) and D.C. (the capital of U.S. where I am now interning). It’s really hard to say which one is better to live in, because they are different in many ways. With this series of illustrations, I hope to bring my readers insight about the two cities, and the differences between them.  

D.C. Museum Checklist (Phase II)

Friday, April 22, 2016

My earlier post, D.C. Museum Checklist (Phase I), was more like the "official must-see list" that every tourist would have. In phase two, I am going to share my private list of the museums. Maybe we can call it a "run-away list" for citizens to hide from reality and embrace art and history.   National Gallery Portrait Gallery | Chinatown  

Go Philly with TWC

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


Find Yourself in New York

Thursday, April 07, 2016


D.C. Museum Checklist (Phase I)

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Washington, D.C. is a city of museums (and they are mostly free to visit)! While you're here for the summer, it is essential to create bucket list of museums to visit, and it is a real challenge to get to them all. Below is a list of my top three:    

Homesick? Here are the cures!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Although I do not typically get homesick, I do know a lot of fellow interns who are suffering from homesickness. Inevitably, I sometimes miss the scent, the sound or the scenery of Taiwan. In this situation, cooking authentic home style dishes at the apartment is absolutely not enough!  

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