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DC is Your Home Away From Home!

WISH properties are ready for you to move right in to make DC your home

from day one! each location is fully-furnished so leave the housewares at home.

Here’s what you should bring…

  • Bedding and Towels (Just pack your suitcase and move in)

  • Electronic Devices: cell phone, computer, laptop, tablet. DC is a wireless city!

  • Work Clothes: Business attire will vary by your internship location so make sure you check. There is a difference between business casual and professional business dress codes! It is always recommended though to have at least one professional business suit/outfit for those special events.

  • Remember Washington D.C. has four seasons. “Spring Semester” starts in January! (coats, hats, gloves will be needed)

  • Comfortable shoes. We do a lot of walking in this town, and you can always change your shoes at work.

Getting Around the Capital

  • There are a variety of ways to explore this great city. Walking, Metro, Bikes and even Scooters.
  • Metro System: The Washington DC subways system or METRO can get you all around the DC Metro Area. To learn more, check them out: https://www.wmata.com
  • Capital Bikeshare: Why walk if you can bike to where you go and leave the bike there? https://www.capitalbikeshare.com
  • Scooters: Washington DC has several motorized scooter options to get around town. Check out Bird, Lime, Spin, or even Jump by Uber.

Places to go and things to do.

  • The Wharf
  • Eastern Market
  • Union Market
  • NOMA
  • National Harbor
  • Georgetown
  • Georgetown Cupcakes
  • Ice Skating
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Adams Morgan
  • U-Street
  • The National Mall

And DC is famous for the freebies

Washington is famous for it’s free museums and art galleries.
The Smithsonian, The National Gallery, and the Air and Space Museum are among
the most visited, but there’s a lot more to DC than the National Mall.

The Smithsonian Institute & Associated Museums
Air & Space Museum
U.S. Botanical Gardens
DuPont Circle
Ford’s Theater
Georgetown Attractions
The Portrait Gallery
The Kennedy Center
The Lincoln Memorial
The National Gallery
The Nation Zoo
The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum
The Frederick Douglass Home
Marine Barracks and Commandant’s House
Tour of Duty Heritage Trail
U.S Naval Museum
Historic Barracks Row
Congressional Cemetery
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Woodrow Wilson House
Cherry Blossom Festival
4th of July fireworks on the National Mall
Marine Corp Band Concerts
While on your explorations, you will discover new and exciting activities.
Be sure to share them with us!!
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