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A Letter from the Editor

By Martha Warrington|June 16, 2014

This summer, I am interning in Washington D.C., working for a totally stimulating, dense and important magazine nobody’s ever heard of. While I could spend my time here in DC fetching coffee and waiting for “the system” to notice me, instead, I, Martha Warrington, choose to embrace a piece of advice my personal hero bestowed…

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Warm Weather Good Eats for the D.C. Intern

By Jeron Andrews|January 13, 2015

Whelp, there’s no point denying it now: we’re in the heart of winter, people!  I get that winter can be depressing for a lot of people, but when you’re a homebody like me (more specifically a kitchenbody), the winter just means plenty of great time for culinary exploration!  Not to mention all the heavy coats…

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The Best Organizational Apps for Busy Interns

By Woody Wilson|January 6, 2015

‘sup esteemed readership. (Martha says I have to start calling you that.) So it’s the New Year, and if you read our last post, you know that my resolution is all about getting my life organized and on track.  I tried the same thing last year to obviously less-than-killer results.  But this year, I’ve got…

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6 Incredible Packing Hacks

By Ed Woodward|December 16, 2014

Woodward here.  After being beat down by my so-called editor, I am begrudgingly presenting this puff-piece on careful packing in lieu of the meticulously researched expose I wrote on the Toronto Maple Leaves.  For those interested in the undeniable link between Canada’s professional sports program and the KGB, my investigation on the so-called “hockey team”…

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Things to do

WISH Newsletter: Things to Do| December

By Woody Wilson|December 4, 2014

WISH Career Night December 2, 6:00pm “How to Keep Your Momentum Going Beyond Your Current Internship” An informative panel of former WISH interns and young professionals discuss ways to make the most of your DC experiences and to continue benefitting from your DC internship after the fall’s end. Free, RSVP interns@internsdc.com WISH Classroom on Capitol…

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Gratitude and Motivation

By Chelsea Evara|November 25, 2014

It’s a bittersweet fact of life that nothing lasts forever.  Including your internship.  If you love it, you’re sad to see it coming to an end.  If you don’t love it…well… Listen up!  This Holiday season, it’s time to reflect on the positive and give thanks for the blessings in disguise that come along with our work…

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Where To Watch The State Of The Union Address

By Woody Wilson|January 20, 2015

Washington DC | SOTU Watch Party Hotspots So you guys are interns in D.C. and tonight is one of the biggest nights here in the good old capital! The Prez is making his annual speech about how good (or bad?) America is going and of course the bars want in on the action. So to mark the occasion…

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Things to do

WISH Newsletter: Things to Do | January

By Ed Woodward|January 7, 2015

WISH Newsletter: Things to Do WISH Welcome Reception, Wednesday, January 14th, 6:00 pm WISH Welcome Reception for Spring 2015 interns. Meet your WISH neighbors over catered dinner! WISH Ballroom on Capitol Hill NBC4′s Health and Fitness Expo, January 10-11, 2015, 9 am-5 pm. The annual event offers fun activities to motivate you to take charge of your…

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New Year’s Resolutions from the WISHington Post!

By Martha Warrington|December 30, 2014

Dear Esteemed Readership, It was a little less than a year ago today that I sat on my parents’ back porch, stroking my cat Deep Throat, staring up at the illegal fireworks my neighbors set off every year, and reflecting on what I wanted 2014 to mean to me.  My resolution was simple: to plant…

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5 Bizarre Things You’ll Deal with as an Intern Abroad

By Eleanor Rose|December 9, 2014

I was born in Portland, OR, and to be honest, even I experienced slight culture shock when I got to DC.  Something about the lack of hemp products or organic coffee shops, maybe.  But if I were from another country (Portland might be another country, to be honest), I can only assume things would be…

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How to Fake Expensive Taste on an Intern Budget

By Jacqueline Kay|December 2, 2014

There’s nothing more disappointing than going over your monthly expenditures only to discover that the wine and cheese affair you were planning for the Holidays just isn’t financially feasible. Interns aren’t known for bringing home large paychecks.  Even I, who indirectly works for someone who indirectly works for Ruth Bater-Ginsburg, find my pocket book woefully…

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