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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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Small Spaces, Big Ideas: The Lemon Bowl DC

In October 2015, a terrarium designer, a surface designer and a fiber artist came together in an empty space in Park View. What began as a space for three friends blossomed into an artistic hub for “side hustlers” and those who wanted to learn creative crafts. Holley Simmons, Kathryn Zaremba and Linny Giffin founded The Lemon […]
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Upon Meeting a Dignitary, Do This 

What if your typical day at the office included hosting dignitaries and rubbing elbows with the world’s most influential leaders? One congressional staffer doesn’t have to wonder. As the Chief of Protocol on Capitol Hill, 31-year-old Elizabeth Heng is paid to be a cultural sage. “Currently, I serve as the Chief of Protocol for the U.S. […]
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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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It’s also a great way to network with fellow members of the CAPITOL STANDARD community.

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.