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6 Tips for Ensuring a Smooth Admissions Experience

Before You Apply Research the programs – TFAS offers Washington, DC-based programs each Fall, Spring and Summer. Each program includes a guaranteed internship placement, academic credit, housing (if applicable) and…

GMU Class with students and professor

How to Submit Your Official Transcript to TFAS

No matter which TFAS Program you apply to, you will have to submit your official transcript to TFAS as part of the application. This post will provide information about submitting…

TFAS internship partner, Computing Research Association works to effect change that benefits both computing research and society.

An Inside Look At The Tisdale Fellowship

Andrea Ocanas, a business major at The University of Texas at Austin, came to DC to participate in The Business and Government Relations summer program. Through this program she was…

Preston Ross with his supervisor Johnathan Lozier.

Mr. Ross Goes to Washington

Preston Ross, a student at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York came to DC this past summer with an excitement to grow his personal and professional network, and gain valuable…

Khanh Do’s Journey South

Khanh Do came to TFAS from St. Thomas University in New Brunswick, Canada. Do is a business major with a political science minor. During her time in DC, Khanh interned…

Jenny Hudson ’19 Reflects On her Summer in the City

As a Business Economics and International Relations double major, I spent my first three years at Wheaton College learning about important policy and government issues alongside classes focused around international…

Alumni Sitting Near the Washington Monument on the National Mall

Taking Advantage of Free Things To Do in DC

Part of the professional experience in is achieving a good work-life balance.  Sometimes, having fun can feel too pricey in the city—especially as an unpaid intern. Thankfully, there is a…

Lincoln Memorial at Dusk After a Rainstorm in Summer

A First-Timer’s Guide to DC

DC is an incredible city and there are tons of things to do here! However, fitting them all in one summer is not going to happen. Here are some of…

7 Ways to Stand Out at Your Internship

Whether this is your first internship, or your final experience before entering a full-time career, make sure you’re following these 7 tips to excel in the office. 1. Arrive slightly…

Building Mentor Relationships

Forming relationships with mentors is an essential career tool. They will serve as a valuable resource throughout your career – offering advice, constructive criticism and insight in your area of…