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For DC’s elite professionals in the political, business, tech, media and creative realms.

We are a magazine offering an upwardly mobile and distinctly powerful audience a fresh perspective on their careers and the lifestyle that surrounds it.

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

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How to Get the Girl…And Everything Else

Not everyone’s a natural at the game of love. That’s where James Norton comes in. The Co-Owner of Professional Pickup serves as DC’s very own Hitch—helping men build the courage to approach beautiful women and use that courage to add to their success in life. So why would any macho, self-respecting man pay for this service? “The […]
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Why I Left Boston And Moved to DC

In December 2012, I moved from Boston, Massachusetts to DC to launch a training company focused on public speaking and presentation skills. I moved without a single client but with an incredible network of friends, former colleagues, and classmates. I was attracted to DC for the same reasons many of us are: to mobilize people, to […]
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The Art of the Hustle: Courtney O’Neal

A self-proclaimed #bawse, Courtney Rae O’Neal is a politico by day and fashion stylist by night. The communications director for a Member on Capitol Hill has been moonlighting as a fashion stylist for over a year. Since then, her company Courted!, has been linked to heavy hitters like BET, The Washington Post, and Fashion Washington Magazine. On […]
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A Reintroduction to Ryan Leslie

It started off with a kiss (uh huh).  And indeed it did. In his 2009 debut, Ryan Leslie’s Addiction, featuring hip-hop princess Cassie, was the song of the summer. Writing and producing music has been good to Leslie. The Harvard graduate and Washington, DC native has worked with the likes of Beyonce, Diddy, Britney Spears, […]
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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.