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Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend Virtually in DC

Welcome to Washington, summer interns! We hope you’ll enjoy your time in our nation’s capital. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the District will be taking part in virtual festivities taking place in the District this Memorial Day weekend. And they’re…

WISH Interns Opportunities in DC During COVID-19 Pandemic

Working as an intern in Washington, D.C. during a COVID-19 pandemic may cause you to face a lot of challenges, the experience also includes opportunities for growth in your professional career. Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH) interns are finding endless…

4 Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview

Allie COVID-19 has been changing the ways in which we conduct ourselves professionally, so here are 4 Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview. This has resulted in many internship recruiters conducting interviews through video call services like Zoom, Skype, and…

What Is Unique About Internships in Washington, DC

The start date for Summer internships in Washington, D.C. is just around the corner. WISH is here to provide you with the Top 5 reasons YOU should Intern in Our Nation’s Capital. Networking The majority of jobs are filled through…

WISH RESIDENTS TURNING COVID-19 LEMONS INTO LEMONADE  

  Students and interns are balancing new adjustments to their daily routine including social distancing, self-isolation, and remote work. Here are a few tips on staying productive as we weather the storm. 1 REFRESH YOUR RESUME You’ve been working and…

Right Questions to Ask When Looking for Intern Housing Options

You did the work and landed your big city internship – congratulations! You’re about to show your career goals who’s boss. Now there is only one question remaining: where are you going to live while you’re taking the working world…

WISH Resident Discusses Real-World Experience

My name is Cindy Pena and I am a WISH resident from the University of Colorado Boulder studying Political Science and Economics. I have the honor of interning for the office of Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) as a Legislative Intern.…

Congressman Ed Perlmutter Engages with WISH Residents 

Every year interns and students from around the world choose to elevate their professional resume by gaining work experience in the heart of the Nation’s Capital. They encounter professional opportunities as they thrive amid a busy political climate in Washington. Throughout…

Advice from WISH Alum: Intern to Get Job Offer

You’ve made it! You are here in the heart of the Nation’s Capital interning and taking foundational steps to catapult your career. Now what? Take pointers from someone who was in your shoes, WISH Alums. Every semester we encourage WISH…

10 Tips to Stand Out as an Intern

During your internship in DC, you will develop your skills, build up your resume with an amazing experience, and have a great opportunity to network with people working in your field. Most importantly, you’re getting your foot in the door…

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