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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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A New Ambition

For years, the goal for modern professionals has been to reach the corner office by 30. But according to recent research, times have changed. Studies show a majority of millennials have no interest in striving toward the number one spot in a company or even becoming top management. Is there something really wrong here? Or […]
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6 Golden Rules for New Managers

What does it mean to be a good manager today? The modern definition of management is getting people to work together to reach company goals and objectives. Managing successfully takes a great deal of knowledge about the individuals on your team and the different work styles they may have. The transition from team member to […]
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Underground Cocktail Bar, The Speak, Opens on K Street

The new perfectly unpretentious underground cocktail bar, The Speak, opened in downtown DC this week. Hidden beneath the bustling K Street corridor, The Speak is owned by former One Lounge owner Seth McClelland. Those who remember (and mourned the closing of) One Lounge will be happy with this upgraded reincarnation of the laid back bar. The new space […]
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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.