Brochures and Press
Download our Wish at a Glance brochure, and a few notices from the press.
WISH in the Media
February 19, 2021
Jacqueline Lewis, philanthropist and founder of WISH (Washington Intern Student Housing) announces the inauguration of a National Center for Historically Black Colleges and Universities in downtown Washington, D.C.
October 22, 2020
WISH Announces Foundation Funds to Support Students with Hardships Due to the Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic and Provide Safe, Affordable Intern Housing in 2021.
February 5, 2020
Renowned Author Kicks Off in DC with Book Launch and Learn Freedom Event with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.
WISH LAUNCHES NEW 2020 WEBSITE TO KEEP UP WITH RISING INTERNET SEARCHES BY STUDENTS SEEKING INTERNSHIPS AND INTERN HOUSING ON CAPITOL HILL
January 13, 2020
InternsDC.com Draws More Than 17,000 Monthly Users Making It the #1 Destination for Educators, Parents, and Students Seeking Intern Housing and Life-Changing Internships in Washington D.C.
October 19, 2019
NOT ALL DC Interns Work on Capitol Hill Missing Out on Engaging Public Officials in Our Nation’s Capital.
CAREER NIGHTS FEATURED ESTEEMED WISH ALUMNI PANEL BENEFITING ASPIRING FALL INTERNS FROM OVER 20 SCHOOLS WORKING IN WASHINGTON D.C.
October 15, 2019
The event, located blocks away from the Hill, drew more than 35 interns representing over 20 schools from across the nation.
August 6, 2019
The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs WAIP and Women’s Congressional Staff Foundation
June 18, 2019
Managing Nearly 30 Properties Across the D.C. Metro Area, WISH Opens the John Jackson House, Its Latest Town House to Meet Demands.
February 27, 2019
While WISH typically provides intern housing and residential life services, it identified a partnership with VisionCorps as an opportunity to provide housing for newly re-located employees who are blind or vision impaired.
January 15, 2019
For every college student who gets their dream internship in Washington DC, there are countless others unable to make the journey. One of the main obstacles preventing more students from interning in DC is the high cost of housing. Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH) has given tens of thousands of interns a chance to make their dreams come true by offering the largest, safest and most affordable intern-only housing community in Washington DC.
Paid Capitol Hill Interns: WISH Applauds President Trump, U.S. Congress for Enacting $147 Billion Minibus Bill into Law
September 25, 2018
Late last week, a $147 billion minibus bill was signed by President Donald Trump into law. His signature came quickly after the House of Representatives passed their appropriations package that included a provision for congressional intern pay. The House voted 377-20 for final passage of the $147 billion “minibus” bill, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The vote followed a day after the Senate passed a similar package, which includes a provision allowing $8.8 million for pay to House interns and $5 million for those in the Senate.
WISH Founder Jacqueline Lewis Bestows Internships Change Lives Awards at WISH/WiSE Foundation Reception
August 27, 2018
The WISE/WISE Foundation, in partnership with Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH), recognized two up and coming programs at a recent DC reception. The honorees, the University of Kentucky’s WilDCats at the Capitol and College to Congress, both received “Internships Change Lives Awards” from the newly launched WISH/WISE Foundation. The WilDCats at the Capitol is a new program supported by the Office of the President of the University of Kentucky. College to Congress has expanded its DC footprint in only its second year.
WISH Announces New WiSE Program: Internship Programs Bolster Schools’ Graduation Priorities at an Affordable Rate
July 10, 2018
An experiential DC student internship program can now be part of a school’s reputation for academic excellence. WISH Housing announced today the launch of its Washington Intern Study Experience (WiSE), a work experience program modeled to accommodate and advance a school’s affordable and inclusive priorities through student internships in Washington, D.C., leading to higher retention rates to a degree and job.