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A Step-By-Step Guide to Prepare for Your Internship Advising Session

Congratulations, you’ve been accepted to The Washington Center! Now what? Next up, you’ll be contacted by your TWC…
How to Ace the Most Common Interview Questions

How to Ace the Most Common Interview Questions

There are common interview questions at every level of employment, including for internships. These same questions keep getting…
D.C. Networking

Why D.C. Is A Top Networking Destination for College Students

Washington, D.C. is a networker’s paradise. Opportunities to meet or get together with other professionals are everywhere. On…
5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session On How to Move Relationship-Rich Experiences in Higher Ed

5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session On the Importance of Relationships in Higher Ed

During the 2019 AAC&U Annual Meeting, TWC attended a session titled Relationships Matter: Moving Relationship-Rich Experiences from the…
5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session on How to Communicate the Value of Global Learning

5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U Session on How to Communicate the Value of Global Learning

During the 2019 AAC&U Annual Meeting, TWC attended a session focused on global learning. The session, titled, “America…
5 Key Takeaways from AAC&U's Annual Meeting Opening Session

5 Key Takeaways from the AAC&U 2019 Annual Meeting Opening Session

The AAC&U Annual Meeting opened in earnest this morning with a panel discussion on the importance of the…
Emily Zahran, University of Vermont.

Intern Spotlight: Emily Zahran, University of Vermont

Emily Zahran was among the first intern cohort from the University of Vermont in Fall 2018. The psychological…
First panel, Theory to Practice: Preparing Students for the Workforce.

Inaugural Employer-Higher Ed Roundtable

In Fall 2018, The Washington Center (TWC) convened its inaugural TWC Employer-Higher Ed Roundtable, an invitation-only event bringing…
TWC Part of Select Program to Assess Student Career Skills, Readiness

TWC Part of Select Program to Assess Student Career Skills, Readiness

Is there a difference between what we know and what we can show? That was a question The…
Budgeting for Your Semester or Sumer Internship in D.C.

Budgeting for Your Internship in D.C.

D.C. ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the United States, but that doesn’t mean living…
Colorado State University student Morgan Scheinin

Intern Spotlight: Morgan Scheinin, Colorado State University

How A Colorado State Student’s Search for An Internationally-Focused Internship Led Her to D.C. Before coming for her…
Meg Riggle

Alumni Q&A With Robert Morris Grad Meg Riggle

Meg Riggle, a National Security Seminar and AIP alum, is now an authority in the security field, as…