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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.

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

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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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This is How to Talk About Yourself at Parties

If anyone’s going to face an interrogation at a party, it’s someone like me– a full-time freelance writer and member of the creative class. Parties are not for faking how invested you are in fishing the lime out of your drink or studying the molding in your host’s home. Parties are for socializing. Inevitably, whether you’re in Washington, […]
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Where Fit Professionals Run And Hike in DC

Christa Aiken has been hiking at Great Falls National Park for years. Originally from Potomac, Maryland the former Redskins Cheerleader and founder of DC Fit Chick, is perpetually on the hunt for the perfect outdoor workout. “I love trying out the different Billy Goat Trails, or even some unmarked paths,” says Christa. “I’m also really digging Roosevelt Island. […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUPS

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.

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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.