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4 Career Tips from WISH Alumni

Staying with WISH has many benefits for college interns, from the prime location to guaranteed intern-only neighbors. One benefit that students might not consider is having access to a network of WISH alumni who now have thriving careers, and the…

Dressing for the Hill

One of the best things about college is you can wear whatever you want to class. Whether that be dressing up everyday or sticking to sweatpants and leggings, you’re free to express yourself through your clothing. Once you have an…

Spring 2022 Students Arrive in DC

On January 3rd, students from across the globe began checking in at the WISH headquarters, receiving their keys, and moving in. WISH is so excited to be welcoming students from Hawaii, New York, many states in between, and even Australia…

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.…

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