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For ambitious millennials who want to conquer the professional and social realms of Washington, DC. Capitol Standard provides resources, in-depth interviews, and in-person events. We're known for revealing the most prestigious networks in this city and our first-hand knowledge promises to connect you to the right people, places, and opportunities.

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3 Reasons You Need a Mentor

by Capitol Standard | January 03, 2018

Finding a mentor is a key for career success. Here are 3 reasons why you might need a mentor in your career.

Cover Letter Tips for Creative Careers

by Capitol Standard | October 23, 2017

Cover letters for creative careers should sell the writer, and be designed to be read rather than just skimmed

3 Global Industries Where Millennials Are in Demand

by Capitol Standard | August 14, 2017

Companies are looking for employees in high-paying careers in tech, data analysis and more

Networking: How to Increase Your Social Capital

by Capitol Standard | July 18, 2017

Great networkers build their social capital by following the law of reciprocity

Bored at Work? These 4 Tips Will Help

by Capitol Standard | June 12, 2017

Being bored at work can make the days drag. Staying positive and finding solutions can help you move on and up in your career.

How to Master the Phone Interview

by Capitol Standard | April 24, 2017

Phone interviews are the first and sometimes the most difficult step in the interview process. Here's how to do the phone interview right.

5 Tips to Improve Your Morning Productivity

by Capitol Standard | February 27, 2017

Hack your morning routine for increased productivity all day long.

How to Master the Art of Following Up

by Capitol Standard | January 03, 2017

For interviewing and networking, following up is a skill that should not be underestimated.

Millennials: Your Government Needs You (As Employees)

by Capitol Standard | October 24, 2016

With the Boomer generation retiring, opportunities for government jobs are opening up--especially in Washington, DC.

How Interviewing While Working Can Help Your Career

by Capitol Standard | September 19, 2016

Interviewing while you're working can be a great way to build networks and keep up with industry trends.