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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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Spring 2015 Internship Opportunities

By Georgia Warrington|October 27, 2014

Looking to come to DC during the Spring Semester? Check out these organizations that offer internships for students!   Friends Committee on National Legislation. A Quaker Advocacy organization in Washington, DC. FCNL works on a number of different peace and social justice issues rooted in Quaker testimonies of peace, justice and truth. For decades FCNL…

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3 Ways Type B People Can Have Awesome Careers Too

By Woody Wilson|October 16, 2014

Yesterday, Billy and Martha were helping me set up my LinkedIn profile (I got my frat buddies to endorse me as an “ambassador of swag” like twenty eight times).  After like an hour, I got bored of trying to find a picture of me wearing a shirt with buttons,  so I went to read some…

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WISH Pentagon Tour- RSVP to Attend!

By Edison Lafont|October 8, 2014

WISH Tour of the Pentagon   Have you had the opportunity to visit the Pentagon while you’re here in DC?  If not, you’re in luck!  If you are interested in visiting the Pentagon with fellow WISH interns, please RSVP to Lauren@internshipsdc.com.  Space is limited* When:        Wednesday, October 29th When:        Tour is scheduled…

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WISH Newsletter: Things to Do|October

By Woody Wilson|October 2, 2014

WISH Newsletter: Things to Do   Pilates & Yogalates in the Park October 1-16, 5:30-6:30pm Join the Golden Triangle BID every Tuesday and Thursday evening this fall for  FREE Pilates/Yogalates class in Farragut Square Park. Instruction will be provided by certified Pilates and Yogalates instructors. Bring your own mat and enjoy these fun and relaxing after work exercise sessions…

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Midterm Election 2014: Complete List of Women Running for Congress

By Eleanor Rose|October 28, 2014

To my fellow WISH Champions for Equality- Capitol Hill being a man’s world is shocking news to no one. Roughly seven months ago, Florida Congressman Steve Southerland notoriously hosted a “no girls allowed” fundraiser, sending out invitations boldly instructing donors to “tell the misses not to wait up” because of all the whiskey and cigars…

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Halloween Events in D.C. – Something for Everyone!

By Martha Warrington|October 21, 2014

Halloween! You might be surprised to know it’s my favorite holiday. Growing up, I never had a traditional Halloween. Being raised on a farm means that going “door to door” to trick or treat means literally walking half an hour to go get a handful of Almond Joy. My sister Georgia and I would instead…

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WISH October Newsletter: Things To Do

By Woody Wilson|October 13, 2014

WISH Newsletter – Things To Do   National Christmas Tree Lighting Lottery, October 17th-20th Enter the free 2014 ticket lottery The lottery will be open starting at 10am ET DC United vs. Chicago Fire October 18th, 7:00pm FREE tickets provided by WISH! *Limited quantity* Email interns@internsdc.com for the discount promo code. Boo at The Zoo, October…

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Professional Work Attire: Intern Style

By Hillary Kawahara|October 7, 2014

Workwear Stylin’ 101 If you’re reading this blog, you probably have a job (internships are jobs, let no jerks tell you otherwise).  And if you have a job, you probably have some kind of dress code.  Most of my peeps workin’ in the Capitol this year have jobs where looking “professional” is a big deal.…

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Special Interview: Grace Cleveland of UVA Law

By Georgia Warrington|October 1, 2014

Big news! Tonight at 6:30 PM , admissions administrators and alumni from UVA are going to be speaking at a special buffet dinner at the WISH ballroom on Capitol Hill.  In honor of the event tonight, we at The Post sat down with top admissions staff to get their two cents on graduate school. Grace Cleveland (a…

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