Transforming Today’s Students into Tomorrow’s Leaders
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit. The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has 80 full-time staff and more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are in leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
The Washington Center Advantage
For more than 35 years, students have found The Washington Center’s program an excellent means of finding that kind of opportunity, enriching their studies and launching their careers. Learn more.
Since 1975, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars has helped more than 50,000 students from around the world gain valuable experience, and set them on a course of achievement, leadership and engagement in their communities. In a recent survey, 98% of TWC interns said our program significantly strengthened their career prospects. Now, our alumni are leaders in virtually every field — public service, journalism, business, law, medicine, education, and more.
Accepting applications on a space-available basis
January 2-14, 2018
Three Journalists Help TWC’s Interns Understand Today’s Political Culture
One of the most prominent things 2017 will be remembered for is the increasingly blurred line between reliable news and “fake” news. Luckily, the three representatives from the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) who headlined the June 30, 2017 installment of the.
Adrienne Jones Talks Public Service—but Not Politics—to Maryland Interns
On June 22, 2017, twenty-two students from Maryland colleges and universities attended a reception hosted by the State Relations Department honoring the work and political career of Delegate Adrienne A. Jones. Delegate Jones has been a member of the Maryland House of.
The Washington Center Announces 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars and the State Department are pleased to announce the selection of the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows.
The Washington Center Honors Outstanding Academic Partners at Annual Luncheon
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars will honor several institutional partners at a luncheon on Oct. 5, 2015. The Washington Center annually selects.
TWC Introduces Internship Bill of Rights
Initiative Establishes National Standards for Employers, Interns and Schools
Academic Quality of Internship Experiences at AAC U Annual Conference
The Washington Center Leads Conversation on the Academic Quality of Internship Experiences at AAC U Annual Conference
Celebrating Civic Engagement at the Association of American Colleges Universities 2014 Annual Conference
2013 Recipients of TWC Civic Engagement Award Recognized at AAC U Annual Conference WASHINGTON, D.C. – In 2013, five colleges and universities were selected to receive the Higher Education.
TWC Announces the New Position and Hire of a Chief Academic Officer
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars today announced the addition of a new staff member to a newly formed executive position in the organization’s headquarters. Kelly Eaton, Ph.
Interns Examine the Road to the White House
The Washington Center offers New Course to Study Issues and Themes Shaping 2012 Presidential Campaign Class Slated for Use in C-SPAN’s Regular T.V. Programming
New York Life Foundation Names Washington Center Diversity Scholarship Fellows
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this year, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars announced that a $45,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation would support scholarships for up to.
The Washington Center Mourns the Passing of Hon. Geraldine Ferraro
WASHINGTON, D.C.–March 28, 2011–The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars mourns the passing of Hon. Geraldine Ferraro. As a board member and mentor, Ferraro was dedicated to.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars presents Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards at the National Press Club
WASHINGTON, D.C – The 2010 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award, given by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) will be presented at TWC’s annual Academic Award.
Summer 2017 Term Check-Out
August 05, 2017
Congratulations, Summer students! You made it!
Summer 2017 Quarter Check-Out
August 12, 2017
Congratulations, Summer students! You made it!