In the fall of 2014, I was able to participate in The Washington Center (TWC) Internship Program, interning and spending a semester in the nation's capital. The entire experience was a rewarding and transformative one. For the first time in my academic and professional career, I was given the opportunity to challenge myself by doing something completely out of my comfort zone. I was able to live in a new city for three months and immerse myself in the vibrant culture of Washington D.C. My experience would have been impossible to replicate in a traditional campus setting.
"I would just like to say thank you so much for the stipend from the State University Intern Incentive Program. Throughout the fall and spring semesters, I had the opportunity to intern with our Counseling Center. It was an amazing experience, one in which was challenging and provided great opportunities. Not only did I have a chance to participate in fun events such as "Recess" and my favorite "Fresh Check Day", I had the opportunity to work with the ICE program as well. I learned so much about myself and the field of social work and I couldn't be happier that I had a chance to intern for 16 hours per week at the Counseling Center. Thank you again for this amazing opportunity." Jade Seal
Your college search is always a difficult process. Very rarely do individuals know exactly where they’d like to go and what they want to do. The pressure is high and the clock is ticking; but in the end it comes down to what will make you happy in the next two to four years to come.