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Lauren Kneram

Lauren Kneram

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For over 25 years, WISH has been the premier intern housing provider in Washington D.C. WISH partners with hundreds of colleges and universities from around the world to provide student housing to thousands of D.C. interns when they’re in D.C. whether it be fall, spring, summer or all year.

WISH in the Media

Establishment Of HBCU Center In Washington, D.C.

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.

WISH-wise Foundation Supports Students With Hardships Due To COVID-19 Impact

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.

WISH Hosts Freedom Event With “Groomed” Author Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good.

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.

Congressman Joe Neguse Addresses Nearly 40 Dc Interns As Part Of The WISH Speaker Series

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 An 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.

WISH Second Annual Internship Awards Bestowed On Two Deserving Programs

August 6, 2019
The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs WAIP and Women’s Congressional Staff Foundation

WISH Expands Intern Student Housing Footprint Into Chinatown

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.

WISH Engaged By Visioncorps To Help Establish Housing For Employees Who Are Vision Impaired

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.

WISH Expanding Its Housing Dominance In 2019

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

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.

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

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

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