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KNOW YOUR CITY. KNOW YOUR PEERS.

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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The Best Coffee Shops for Networking in DC

The next time you extend an invite to build a relationship and expand your network, skip drinks and delve into the specialty coffee scene growing right in your backyard. We took notes on the best shops in our orbit and curated a list of currently impressive places to meet and sip in this town. La Colombe in Shaw’s Blagden […]
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The 8 Men’s Stores in DC That Will Elevate Your Style

Finding a great men’s shop in DC is not easy. If you’ve been wondering where the power suits, well-tailored shirts, and above average accessories for men in DC are, you’re not alone. They’re hidden in plain sight, where only the adventurers will ever stumble upon their greatness. These stores offer helpful staffers, well-edited inventories, and […]
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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.

FIND HIGH-LEVEL JOBS, 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.