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We invite you to join our Welcome Reception. Meet the WISH staff and other fellow residents in a casual atmosphere. Socialize with other interns and gain a wider networking base. Food will be provided and free goodies will be available.
Welcome Reception for Woodley Park Residents
We welcome the Woodley Park Residents to join us for our Welcome Reception! Meet other Woodley Park Residents and the WISH staff. Enjoy food and refreshments and free goodies.
Show your appreciation for your freedom by posting on Twitter about why you love being free! Select participants will have a chance to win a prize! Make sure to tag WISH in your post and use the #WISHNationalFreedomDay.
Career Night: From Internship to Employment
Hear the tips and tricks from our panelists on how to snag a full time job in your field and network with other interns!
Join WISH at 201 Bar for a Valentine’s Day Social. Food will be provided on a first come first serve basis and drinks are available for purchase. 18+ are welcome and 21+ to drink. Make sure to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Game Night with WISH! Participate in friendly competition and have a chance to win prizes! Refreshments will be provided first come, first served. RSVP to email@example.com Game night is Monday, February 20 from 6pm-8pm.
A trip to the Pentagon with WISH! The tour starts at 1pm and is about an hour. RSVP necessary. Must pass the background and security checks to attend.
The millennial generation is leading the baby boomers in entrepreneurship. According to Fortune magazine, millennials start their own business at an average age of 27, and they typically lead much larger staffs in comparison to baby boomers. Join WISH for a night of learning the multiple proponents that goes into owning a small business. Engage with speakers who are small business owners themselves, and gain new knowledge of what it takes to own a business.
Learn how to build the perfect resume with Adam Kress! Bring a copy of your resume! About Adam Kress: Adam Kress has lived and worked in Washington for more than nine years with an extensive knowledge of the Washington job market. He understand the inter-workings of various political, non-governmental and federal hiring processes. Along with his knowledge, Kress’s professional contacts make him an excellent resource for students.
Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow! Salsa Dancing Class Want to improve your dance moves? Join WISH for a night of salsa dancing at Café Citron! Café Citron is located at 1343 Connecticut Ave NW. Mingle at 6:00 pm, salsa dancing class starts at 7:00pm. Food is available first come, first served. Spots are limited! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 21+ Event
WISH Picture Day! Aspire to be a model? WISH is requesting 10 models Friday, March 24 from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm to strut their stuff around the Capitol Hill area. Some models will be asked to wear a WISH T-shirt and others business attire. Meet at 237 Massachusetts Ave NE. RSVP to email@example.com.
George Washington University Presents: The Challenges of Congress. Want to show off your political skills? Interested in attending a graduate program? Join George Washington University and WISH for an intellectual discussion on the challenges faced by Congress as they adjust to a new president. The discussion with Steven E. Billet (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) provides a great networking opportunity with representatives for George Washington University! Food available first come, first served. …
Best Kids Superhero 5k Sponsorship WISH is sponsoring and participating in the Best Kids Superhero 5k on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 am! Best Kids is a fantastic mentoring program working one-on-one with children to develop their skills and abilities. The Superhero 5k is a fun way to get involved with the local community, and you can wear your favorite superhero costume! If you would like to support Best Kids, register for the race at Superhero 5k.
Celebrate your Washington, DC experiences with fun, friends, and farewells! WISH will announce its end-of semester raffle prize winner at the Farewell Cookout. Each WISH event you have attended, your name has been entered into the raffle. The prize is $100 Visa Gift Card!
Summer in DC is going to be incredible, and you’re going to be right at the center of it! To kick off all of our fantastic interns moving into WISH, we’re hosting the Twitter Party of the century. Consider yourself invited. Simply follow WISH on Twitter (@WISHHousing) and tweet with the hashtag #WISHMoveIn. Ask us all of your D.C. inspired questions.
WISH will host its Welcome Reception at the WISH Ballroom. This is a great opportunity to meet your Capitol Hill neighbors and socialize! Refreshments will be provided.
Woodley Park Welcome Reception Meet your fellow Woodley Park residents on Wednesday, June 21 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm! Refreshments will be provided first come, first served.
Gain valuable insight from individuals who now work in Washington, DC! Career Night panelists will give tips on interviews and how to snag a job!
“Independence Day” 6-8pm in The Brasserie (Next door to the WISH Main Office) It’s almost Independence Day in the Capital! To celebrate, we’re going to watch the aptly-named movie Independence Day (The old one, of course).
Ice Cream Social D.C. is in a rush today! Stop by the office for some free ice cream on your way around the city.
Monuments by Moonlight: Join us as we see The Washington Monument, The WWII Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, and more in a way you’ve never seen them before.
The Large Classroom in The Congressional: Jonathan McGee, a GWU enrollment coordinator, will be teaching how to take a 30 second elevator pitch and turn it into a 30 year career. Oh, and how to make a great business card!
Held in The Large Classroom in The Congressional: Don’t just slap your internship on your resume; let Adam Kress teach you how to frame it in such a way as to land you jobs!
Join WISH for a day at the National Zoo! We’ll meet at the front entrance at noon, and then split off to explore the zoo.
In The Brasserie (Next door to the WISH Main Office) The last movie of the summer! Of course, we have to watch “National Treasure.” Join us for some popcorn and enjoy one of Nicholas Cage’s most famous movie.
WISH Farewell Party 6-8pm in front of the WISH Main Office It’s been a great summer! Get together and reminisce over a delicious cookout with your fellow WISH interns.
WISH Welcome Reception September 7th 6-8pm WISH Ballroom
WISH Woodley Park Welcome Reception September 12th 6-8pm WISH Woodley Park Classroom 1st Floor
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 6PM MEET OUTSIDE WISH MAIN OFFICE
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT 7-10PM WISH WOODLEY PARK FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM
Get your professional headshot taken by one of our talented interns!
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT 7-10PM WISH WOODLEY PARK FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017 6-8PM 239 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. NE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017 6-8:30PM 239 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NE
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017 6:30PM 239 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NE