Hello, Welcome To CAPITOL STANDARD. The Magazine For DC’s Young Professional Tastemakers.

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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.

We’re fixated on connecting exceptionally ambitious professionals to equally ambitious resources.

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

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How to Write a Cold Email Like a Boss

Writing a cold email can be nerve-wracking, but for us new and young professionals it will be a necessary part of the job. Unless you are born with a silver spoon, chances are you have to forge those connections yourself, not over dinner at a country club but via email. So what’s the secret to a […]
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Before You Launch Your Public Relations Career

JP Morgan Chase is one of the most powerful and well-known financial institutions in the world. And at the ripe ole’ age of 30, Lauren Francis serves as their Vice President of Media Relations (at Chase)– supporting their consumer banking businesses. “It’s a very exciting and rewarding career,” says Lauren. “I like the fast-paced environment […]
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Tim Howard And These 10 Famous People Persevered, So You Can Too

America’s heartthrob, honorary Secretary of Defense  and USMNT goalkeeper, Tim Howard became a national sensation for his incredible performance during this year’s World Cup. Yet few know Howard suffers from Tourette’s syndrome– a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements and sounds. The extra effort Howard must exert in order to control his muscles and […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL CLUBS

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 & PRESTIGIOUS 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.