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Past Failure Drives Future Excellence

Imagine you are a gatekeeper of opportunity, whether that be a manager of some kind, an administrator who decides which applicants attend your program

Books and Interns

Just a short walk from the W&M in Washington Office is the Middle East Institute. Located in a townhouse that dates to the 19th

“If You Spend Too Much Time Thinking About a Thing, You’ll Never Get It Done”

The title of this blog could not be more accurate.  I’ve spent a lot of time sitting at my computer wondering how in the

Welcome to Washington

If you had told me that I would get to have frozen yogurt with a former ambassador on my first day at the Middle

DC Summer Institute On Leadership & Community Engagement Comes To An End

This will be my final post about the DC Summer Institute on Leadership & Community Engagement.  It’s been an invaluable summer in Washington DC. 

Kelly on the Cohen Career Center

Leadership: What I Learned During the DC Summer Institute on Leadership, Part 3

Closing Interview Comments Mike said people working in nonprofit need to be very connected to and committed to the mission of their organization –

DCSI-LCE Week 11: Knowing Your Why

John, a Professional Staff Member in our office whom I have gotten the chance to not only work with but also befriend over the

Chicago and me, in the summer

This summer, I moved to my grandmother’s apartment in Chicago, Illinois to intern at independent press Curbside Splendor. Living in this beautiful city has