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The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is a vital nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the U.S. and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit. The largest such program, TWC has over 33,000 alumni, leaders in numerous professions and nations around the world.
All Westfield State University majors are eligible to apply for these exciting opportunities. More than 400 undergraduates have taken advantage of these exciting opportunities. Scholarships and financial assistance is available for those interested in this experiential opportunity.
Read about the experiences of two recent interns, John and Patrick Bartel from our History Department!
Contact the Westfield State University Campus liaison, Maureen McCartney, for information specific to Westfield State University.
Massachusetts applicants attending four-year public institutions in Massachusetts may be eligible for state-based financial assistance.
Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be residents of Massachusetts. In the spring and fall semesters, $1300 of this financial assistance is contingent upon the student's staying in TWC housing and will be applied to the student's housing bill. Also in the fall and spring semesters, eligible students' tuition and fees are waived on the home campus.
Westfield State University students have interned with the following organizations:
U.S. Department of State
Environmental Science/Regional Planning