Hello, Welcome To CAPITOL STANDARD. The Magazine For DC’s Young Professional Tastemakers.

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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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The DC Government Wants to Hire You

In our search for perks, cool coworkers, and a career full of excitement, it’s easy to overlook local government. But Willair St. Vil, of the District’s Department of Human Resources, assures me there’s more to the DC government than meets the eye. “In about 5 years, 20% of the DC Government’s workforce will be retiring,” […]
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The Art of the Hustle: Jamil Hamilton

Jamil Hamilton is your typical D.C. consultant. What’s not so typical is that at night, when most of his colleagues are in bed, he’s driving to one of his popular DJ gigs. Best known for his signature Marvin Monday’s event, the consultant transforms the upstairs of U Street’s Marvin restaurant into a 90’s backyard party for […]
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Where to Make Powerful Contacts in Washington DC This Week

“Millennials are changing the culture of the workplace, and companies who want the best and brightest talent are responding in kind,” says Lucas Group Executive Search Consultant Christopher Taylor. Millennial Week is where this new breed of talent and those looking for that talent collide. The conference will explore trends in entrepreneurship, digital fundraising, and startup […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL CLUBS

The only directory of its kind, we’re building a list of the best professional and social clubs in Washington, DC. From business groups to women’s groups, browse these clubs before you join to weigh networking benefits, influential members, and other benefits.

FIND HIGH-LEVEL JOBS & PRESTIGIOUS INTERNSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

Our Jobs Portal lists hand-selected positions that demand your best work.

And our Resources page boasts a collection of productivity and job-search tools, fellowship and internship opportunities, and other notable resources you’ll use to find your next opportunity or thrive at the opportunity at hand.

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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 as 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.