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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Master The Art of Following-Up

Following up is an art. If done right, they’ll never forget you. From job hunting to networking, all of your hard work, in the end, comes down to the final move: the follow-up. But what makes a follow-up effective? I argue knowing how to connect with whom is the best way to leave a meaningful […]
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Prep Your Brain for a Morning Workout

As a busy professional with a job in the federal government, a side hustle, and a social life, I’ve had to get serious about setting up a morning routine that prioritizes fitness.   Over the years, I’ve adopted a schedule of early morning workouts, as I’ve found the only consistently free time I have is […]
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To Get Ahead, You Still Need to Dress Up For Work

As more employers scale back regulations on what employees wear to work, we happily trade our professional attire for yoga pants and graphic Tees. Corporate offices are in search of that entrepreneurial magic. Translating to a workplace so comfortable and open that it inspires innovation and collaboration. But experts argue that looking professional is not only […]
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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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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.