The Washington Center is Coming to EWU

Is coming to EWU this year!
Main Info Session
January 23, 2014
PUB 261
2 p.m.

The Washington Center 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 70 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 offers two types of programs:

Internships:  Semester – or summer-long integrated academic and work experiences in government, corporate and nonprofit organizations. Each internship is tailored to provide meaningful work experiences that will enhance students’ resumes and help launch their careers. Additionally, students take academic courses and attend special programming during their time at The Washington Center. Learn more

Academic Seminars:  These intensive learning experiences focus on specific topics, such as National Security, the Presidency, and the Middle East Peace Process. Past seminars have included visits to such locations as Capitol Hill, CNN, the Newseum, embassies and many others. Seminar events have featured such respected speakers as Ted Koppel, Andrea Mitchell, Howard Dean, and others. Learn more


  • At least a Sophomore status
  • A GPA of 2.75 or above (or approval from you campus sponsor)
  • Receive academic credit from their college or university.
  • Have the approval of their campus liaison or a faculty sponsor
  • Graduate students are eligible
  • Recent graduates who have their most recent degree within the last eighteen months are eligible to apply

TWC will find internship placements for students across almost all fields, regardless of major and professional interest areas. View some sample internship placements.