A Magazine for the Stylish, Well-Connected Young Professionals of Washington, DC


Made for DC transplants working in Washington’s political, creative, tech, and finance fields, CAPITOL STANDARD assembles influencers, cultural critics, startup enthusiasts, accomplished professionals, government officials, and fortune 5000 leaders to deliver the quintessential guide to work and play in Washington, DC.

From lining up your next job to RSVPing for the upcoming POLITICO Playbook breakfast, our curated recommendations connect you to the best people, places, and opportunities DC has to offer.

We’re fixated on connecting exceptionally ambitious professionals to equally ambitious resources.

To get the most out of your CAPITOL STANDARD experience, here are a few things you should do:

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A Note to Your Future Self

Your future self has no idea what’s up ahead. Navigating through the high-pressure time of your early professional career can be quite confusing. My journey began when I graduated with my masters in international business in 1982. The economy was poor. And coming from a small town in Upstate New York, city life was daunting […]
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Politicos, Pundits Descend On African American Museum

The night before Valentine’s Day, at DC’s beloved African American Museum, the likes of Al Sharpton, Hill Harper, MC Lyte, Jesse Jackson, and fiery CNN correspondent Ana Navarro attended The Humanity of Connection. The event honored the real “Olivia Pope” Judy Smith and NBA Hall of Famer, Isiah Thomas. Sponsored by AT&T a film from Keith Clinkscales which […]
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Smile, you’re in good company

CAPITOL STANDARD readers are a diverse group of millennials who are more likely to hold advanced degrees, be politically active and have real influence at work as well within their group of friends. So relax, you’re in good company. Looking for even more great networking? Request to join our private LinkedIn group here.