Fighting Privilege: The Senate Finally Wants to Pay Its Interns
Posted: June 28, 2018
In a bid to open Washington’s halls of power to more economically diverse students, the Senate has allocated $5 million to compensate all of its interns. C2C Founder, Audrey Henson, and 2018 intern, DaQuawn Bruce, make the front page of The New York Times.
Head for the (Capitol) Hill
Posted: June 12, 2018
2018 summer intern, Thomas Elliott, spoke with his hometown paper, The Charlotte Sun, about how the political divide in D.C. is not quite how it's portrayed on TV.
College to Congress Welcomes 2018 Intern Class to Capitol Hill
Posted: June 1, 2018
Thirteen high-achieving, low-income college students start on Capitol Hill as the second class of interns for innovative program
U.S. Senators Tim Scott and Maggie Hassan Join College to Congress to Connect Students to Congress
Posted: April 17, 2018
Senators join Reps. Hoyer, Upton in leading efforts to open up Congressional internships to high-achieving, low-income students
Choosing our interns wasn’t easy: Here’s how we did it
Posted: Feb. 19, 2018
With more than 300 applications and only a few weeks of time, College to Congress faced the critical task of creating a new selection process to take on the unexpected amount of applications from the new interest in the program.
From pell grant student to thriving CEO, Henson relieves financial burden for DC interns
Posted: Nov. 28, 2017
When Audrey Henson landed an internship with a Texas Congressman in April 2011, she didn’t know it would lead her to a future career in politics. However, the excitement of an internship in Congress was overshadowed by the imminent stress of how she could afford the expenses of living in Washington...
Deadline Extended to November 24 for Submission of Internship Application
Posted: Nov. 2, 2017
College to Congress is extending its summer 2018 application deadline to Nov. 24.
College to Congress announces Bi-partisan Congressional Host Committee
Posted: April 10, 2017
C2C Host Committee Co-Lead by Reps. Steny H. Hoyer and Fred Upton
C2C Welcomes NC Tar Heel to Board of Directors Following NCAA Championship
Posted: April 4, 2017
Courtney Lee-Ashley joins the College to Congress Board of Directors.
College to Congress Wins 2017 WeWork Creator Awards in D.C.
Posted: March 30, 2017
C2C Awarded Incubate Grant at the 2017 WeWork Creator Awards
College to Congress Partners with the Intern Queen
Posted: March 8, 2017
How to get an internship on Capitol Hill
GOP digital strategist joins the College to Congress Board of Directors
Posted: March 1, 2017
Sarah Belknap Curran, digital strategist for President Donald J. Trump, joins the College to Congress Board of Directors
Florida College Sophomore Joins College to Congress to Pay it Forward
Posted: Feb. 9, 2017
College to Congress welcomes its newest addition to the team, college sophomore and Florida native Abigail Megginson, who will be applying her skills as the foundation's Social Media Engagement Fellow.
College to Congress Receives 501(C)(3) Tax Exempt Status
Posted: Oct. 19, 2016
College to Congress is proud to announce it has received tax-exempt status and is eligible to apply for government and foundation grants.
Byron Patterson Joins College To Congress Board of Directors
Posted: Oct. 15, 2016
Byron's 30 year career spans across the public and private sectors, including military, legislative, political, and civil service.
College to Congress Adds Barry Brown to its Board of Directors
Posted: Oct. 4, 2016
College to Congress is excited to welcome Barry Brown to the Board of Directors. He mentors many college students and makes it his personal mission to help hard-working young people start their career in politics.