Recently the Tennessee Board of Regents began providing funding to assist University
of Memphis students participate in The Washington Center for Internships Program.
Students submit an application and are selected by a faculty and administrative screening
committee. Students accepted by TWC earn academic credit as they complete an internship,
an academic course, and a leadership forum in Washington, DC.
For more information on the Washington Center Internship program, click here.
To apply: click here
Or contact Kelly Penwell at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following students successfully completed internships in the following Washington
||After a competitive application process, Melissa Rhea has found herself in a position
to further her career with placement as an intern within the Internal Revenue Service.
Melissa, a senior Accounting Major, will work primarily in the Human Resources Technology
department where she will offer technical support to existing IRS employees. This
position both allows and encourages her to explore the various other departments within
the IRS. She will also participate in leadership and multinational business finance
courses as part of her program with The Washington Center.
- Daniel Hernandez - The DC Center for the LGBT Community
- Van Dinh Khanh Stacks - U. S. Internal Revenue Service
- Peter A. Albrecht - Abraham Group LLC (International Strategic Consulting Firm)
- Johnathan Bennett - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- David Endicott – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- Elham Mohammed - HafeziCapital, LLC (International Consulting Firm)
- The Trust for the National Mall
- U. S. Marshalls, Office of Congressional Affairs
- Advocacy-Service-Arts Program
- U. S. Navy Museum
- Asia America Initiative
- Double R Productions
- Global Centurion
- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- USA Today
As part of The Washington Center Internship Program, students participated in the
USAID Conference on Human Trafficking.
Spring 2009 - As a part of their DC experience, students were able to attend an oral argument at
the Supreme Court, update a resource manual for a local refugee services program,
attend the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 congressional hearings,
and participate in the Public Policy Dialogues on Capitol Hill. Students completed
- Center for the Study of the Presidency
- Office of the Attorney General for DC - Child Protection Section
- U. S. Attorney's Office (District of Columbia) - Civil Division
- U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Survey of Alumni of The Washington Center for Internship Programs