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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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Paying for Grad School

By Georgia Warrington|November 11, 2014

So you’ve decided that Grad School is right for you! Fantastic.  What isn’t so fantastic? Obviously, the price.  If you aren’t the kind of student whose parents can pay for grad school (or will pay for grad school), don’t worry – you’re far from alone. Here are 4 strategies you might not have thought of…

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WISH Newsletter: Things to Do|November

By Hillary Kawahara|October 31, 2014

WISH Newsletter: Things to Do Midterm Election Watch Party, November 4, 8:30 pm Come watch the Midterm Election at the WISH Woodley Park Center Free Woodley-Park Metro WISH Policy Salon November 19th,   6:30pm Shelton Williams, Director, The Osgood Center for International Studies presents “US Foreign Policy in Transition” RSVP to interns@internsdc.com Free WISH Classroom…

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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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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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WISH Career Night Panel: Tuesday, December 2nd

By Billy J. Clanton|November 20, 2014

“How to Keep Your Momentum Going Beyond Your Current Internship” Tuesday, December 2nd at 6:00PM ***Pizza at 6:00, Event starts at 6:30pm*** RSVP Required: Please RSVP to Interns@InternsDC.com Where: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill What:  An informative panel of former interns and young professionals discuss ways to make the most of your DC experiences and…

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November Things to Do

By Hillary Kawahara|November 14, 2014

WISH Newsletter: November Things to Do WISH Policy Salon: “US Foreign Policy in Transition” November 19, 6:30pm Presented by Shelton Williams, Director, The Osgood Center for International Studies. Dr. Williams has worked in education and government, including a tour of duty in the Department of State under Secretary of State Madeline Albright in which he…

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Midterm Election 2014: Battleground Districts

By Martha Warrington|November 4, 2014

Keep your eyes on the polls today folks.  It’s November 4th – Election Day! I always vote.  I voted before I could vote. I will vote when I’m dead (by putting a “who I wish to vote for” clause in my will). Back when I was growing up, my mother and my father would make sure I knew…

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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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