Category Archives: Internship

5 Strategies For Your DC Housing Search


It’s revolving door time! The newest batch of graduates, interns and job-switchers has landed in DC faster than you can say, “the rent is too damn high.” Which brings me to…housing. Here’s the short answer: it’s doesn’t HAVE to be … Continue reading

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Five Tips For The Fresh-Faced DC Intern


Dear DC Intern, So you just stepped off the plane to work on the iconic “Hill” or ended up in some crammed corner of a non-profit. You know you’ll hit the monuments, schedule a trip to the White House and … Continue reading

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Oh! The Places You’re Going!


Graduation is now about a month behind me. Since then, several good friends have scored incredible internships, fellowships and even (dare I say it?) jobs! Continue reading

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Adieu, D.C.


I’m back at school now, and it’s been a rough adjustment. It’s a challenge shifting gears from a full-time intern and part-time tourist to that of a Second Semester Senior in a midwestern city in the “Butler Bubble.” Thanks for … Continue reading

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The Social Communities (Part II)


If there’s one thing I took away from my semester in Washington, D.C., it’s this: You can create community wherever you go. The following community developed during my time in D.C. and each shaped me as a person and a … Continue reading

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The NPR & Professional Communities (Part I)


If there’s one thing I took away from my semester in Washington, D.C., it’s this: You can create community wherever you go. The following communities developed during my time in D.C. and each shaped me as a person and a … Continue reading

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Delayed Departure


It took me a bit longer than expected to arrive home after my semester in Washington, D.C. Mom came out for my final week to do some holiday sightseeing. We ended our week with a show at the Kennedy Center … Continue reading

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Our Public Radio Premiere


Two weeks ago, the Fall 2009 interns showcased our final work: “i.e. npr in other words.” Seven pieces were selected for the 30-minute premiere, and the production team and radio hosts pieced everything together using clever stop-action drawings between each … Continue reading

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Capitol Hill ‘Hood


I paused for a moment while crossing the street. The neighborhood was almost peaceful. As I gazed down the street, I could see the Capitol brightly lit against the black sky. It was practically at arms length. Continue reading

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A Stately State of Affairs


Above: A gallery of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the Department of State. Today our class “field-tripped” to the Department of State. It wasn’t your traditional field trip – after all, we left work early to arrive there just after … Continue reading

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