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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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How My Internship with Amnesty International Solidified My Political Career Aspirations

How My Internship with Amnesty International Solidified My Political Career Aspirations

Prior to even enrolling at Elon, Ryan Wells knew that an internship in D.C. was essential for students…
A Look Inside University of Cincinnati's Sara Kemerer's TWC Experience [Video]

A Look Inside University of Cincinnati's Sara Kemerer's TWC Experience [Video]

University of Cinicinnati student Sara Kemerer looks back on how her choice to participate in a TWC internship…
3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

3 Self-Discoveries from my First Month at TWC

When the opportunity to intern in D.C. presented itself, I knew it would force me to leave my…
A D.C. Internship Shifted Marine Edwin Lamothe’s Career Onto an Unexpected, Yet Rewarding Path

A D.C. Internship Shifted Marine Edwin Lamothe’s Career Onto an Unexpected, Yet Rewarding Path

Edwin’s mission to serve others hasn’t been changed by his duty status. He has gone from Marine to…
How My Internship Helped Me Discover the Value of My Military Skills In the Civilian Workforce

How My Internship Helped Me Discover the Value of My Military Skills In the Civilian Workforce

Christopher Lamy completed his undergraduate degree during his decade in the Air Force. Yet the VET Initiative provided…
Maturity, Leadership Among Qualities VET Interns Bring to the Workplace

Maturity, Leadership Among Qualities VET Interns Bring to the Workplace

Paul Hammer has overseen TWC interns at Izar Capital Group, a private market merchant bank and strategic advisory…
How Does TWC Match You With the Right Internship?

How Does TWC Match You With the Right Internship?

One of the most frequently asked questions we get from students is how will they be matched to…
Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System

Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System

Commuting in D.C. can be daunting, even for someone who knows their way around the city. When you…
Must-Try Fall Trends for the Fashionable Interns of DC

Must-Try Fall Trends for the Fashionable Interns of DC

What exactly is business professional? What to wear can be very confusing for the budding intern, which makes…
From Little Rock to D.C.: A Glimpse Inside KaBriya Baldwin's TWC Experience

From Little Rock to D.C.: A Glimpse Inside My TWC Experience [Video]

Kabriya Baldwin from The University of Arkansas at Little Rock shares how her TWC experience helped shape her…
D.C.'s 5 Best Places to Settle Down With a Book

D.C.'s 5 Best Places to Settle Down With a Book

Washington, D.C. has no shortage of suitable environments for the bookworm in all of us. Here's a handful…
Swish Goswami

Alumni Q&A with University of Toronto Student and Entrepreneur Swish Goswami

Manu “Swish” Goswami is an entrepreneur, an in-demand speaker and a TWC alum. The constantly active Swish explored…