Intern Blog

The Secret World of a Hermit: D.C. Quarantine Edition

Hermits have a life too.


Job Searching in a New Environment

Everything about this intern experience is different. The work, the connections, and all the rest. But how does that change things for people who are thinking about D.C. past the internship?


Four Strategies for Making Research a Snap!

This blog post is a summary of the strategies I've used for doing research during my internship. However, these strategies could be useful to anyone doing research or writing an article or research paper.


Four Ways to Stand out as a Congressional Intern

Offer your ideas, create projects, adapt, and network!


COVID Considerations while Traveling in D.C.

Are you worried about traveling to DC during COVID? Don't stress it! Use these tips to make your time in DC more enjoyable and less worrisome.


The Perks of Being Able to Work Virtually

In this blog I talk about why I am working virtually as well as the neat experience of being able to work at the National Mall while working virtually.


The Hidden Secrets of Life on the Hill

Policy making is often shrouded in mystery, but once you see it for yourself, it will leave you wanting play your part in the process.


Surviving Together: Creating Bonds Through Shared Fiction

An examination of how storytelling connects us through an account on the gremlins and ghosts of the Buchanan. Learn how fiction can keep us tied to reality and each other in D.C. and beyond.


How to Appreciate the Small Things About Your Unique D.C. Experience

Curious about how to make the most of your virtual internship experience in the midst of a global pandemic? Read here about the steps you can take to appreciate all of the small things about living in the nation's capitol.


Work Smarter, Not Harder (From Home!)

Internships are already a lot of work, but add navigating a global pandemic and working from home into the mix, and it gets A LOT harder! Here are my tips to staying healthy and productive while working from home.

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