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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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The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars Welcomes Leo Lambert, Elon University President Emeritus, to Board of Trustees

TWC Welcomes Leo Lambert, Elon University President Emeritus, to Board of Trustees

Dr. Lambert’s student-centered, experiential approach to higher education and mentorship, a valued addition to TWC’s leadership board. Leo…
Stockton University's Thomas Delany Reflects on His TWC Experience [Video]

Stockton University's Thomas Delany Reflects on His TWC Experience [Video]

Thomas Delany, a Fall 2017 alum who interned with Marzulla Law LLC, looks back on his D.C. experience,…
Important Conversations When Requesting Disability Accommodations at TWC

Important Conversations When Requesting Disability Accommodations at TWC

Communication with new acquaintances can be difficult. It can be even more challenging when you have a disability…
Five Tips for An International Student Starting Their First American Work Experience

Five Tips for An International Student Starting Their First American Work Experience

So you're thinking of traveling to America for your internship. Let's talk about some customs that relate to…
Why Spring Is A Great Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Why Spring Is A Great Time to Be a D.C. Intern

Choosing between Fall-Summer-Spring to do an internship in Washington, D.C. is a lot like a game of Rock-Paper-Scissors.…
Five Things Every D.C. Intern Should Know

Five Things Every D.C. Intern Should Know

Moving to any new place is bound to have a learning curve as you try to figure out…
Celebrating Impact at TWC's 2018 Annual Scholarship Dinner

Celebrating Impact at TWC's 2018 Annual Scholarship Dinner

The Washington Center proudly presents Impact: The Annual Scholarship Dinner 2018, honoring internship partners, advocates, students and alumni…
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Alumni Q&A with Brooke Bierhaus

University of Iowa graduate and TWC alumna Brooke Bierhaus looks at how her TWC experience has directed her…
10 DOs and 5 DON’Ts to Make the Most of Your Internship in Washington

DOs and DON’Ts to Make the Most of Your Internship

Back on #NationalInternDay, TIME posted an article referring to internships as the new entry-level job. The article reflects…
What are My TWC Application Documents For?

What are My TWC Application Documents For?

An application to The Washington Center consists of a few documents and personal information, but have you ever…
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How Will TWC Professional Development Prepare You for the Job Market?

You don’t know how valuable a professional network is until you start establishing your own. You don’t know…
5 reasons you should intern at a small organization

5 Reasons You Should Intern at a Small Organization

D.C. is full of large businesses and organizations where you can intern, including the largest of them all:…