Tell The World I'm Coming Home | The Washington Center

Tell The World I'm Coming Home

We laughed, we cried, it was better than Hamilton.

 

D.C. was awesome. Why was it so awesome? I’ll answer that in a few months once I’ve fully digested the experience. For now, all I can tell you is that I’m glad I did it. I repeat: I am glad that I had the opportunity to live and work in Washington D.C.

 

 

Did I spend my time wisely? Meh… 50/50. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. That being said- I probably should’ve spent more time networking. But hey, I’m a rebel, and sometimes when you’re in Rome you get sick of doeth’ing as the Romans do. If you’re reading this and you’re thinking about working in Washington D.C., then heed these words: take advantage of the opportunities presented to you. The people that you meet and their web of connections will prove invaluable to your professional career. #NetworkNetworkNetwork

Now that I’m home, I’m utilizing all those tools in my professional toolbox to continue to move forward. The grind never stops, and I’ve already had to interview for several internships and write out a few extensive proposals. But guess what? It’s not that hard. Time consuming, sure, but it’s not that hard, and I’m confident in my work now. You’ve heard the saying “fake it till’ you make it.” Well I faked it until I made it, and voila! Now I’m a young professional.

The goal now is just to keep chuggin’ along. Thomas the Tank baby. I went to D.C. and hopped on that Metro train to the top. Now I’m Metro boomin’ back to Boston and hoping back on the T [to the top]. My experience inspired me to do more and reach further with my professional aspirations, and that’s something that I can take with me no matter where I go.

If you’re thinking about applying for The Washington Center, then stop thinking and start applying. Trust me, the experience is worth it. Now get out there and get to work.

Side note- As much as I hate to admit it, the D.C. Metro is superior to the Boston T. But our football team is way better. #TB12 #IVrings

 

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