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Washington, DC-Specific Job Search Websites


Targeting Companies in Washington, DC

On the following page you’ll find a list of employers headquartered in DC and other major DC companies.  If you’d like to create a more targeted list of DC-specific companies based on your career interests, use the following tips and resources.


Connecting with Wake Forest Alumni

On the following page you’ll find a list of companies where recent WFU Alumni have landed jobs (2004-2011 grads).  Use the following tips and resources to locate and connect with alumni in your career field of interest.


Washington, DC Housing Locators

Major Washington, DC Companies

The following list of companies reflects national or international companies headquartered in DC, local companies, and boutique firms with offices in DC.

Major/Local Employers

America Online



Fannie Mae

Sallie Mae

Smithsonian Institution

United States Government

Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations

APCO Worldwide

Williams Whittle Associates



American Chemical Society

American Diabetes Association

American Psychological Association

National Education Association

Consulting Firms

The Advisory Board Company


Booz Allen Hamilton

Corporate Executive Board

Dante Consulting

Deloitte Consulting

Grant Street Communications

Navigant Consulting

Public Affairs Council

Towers Watson

Turner Consulting Group


Law Firms

Arnold & Porter

Covington & Burling

Hogan Lovells

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Steptoe & Johnson

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr



Capital One

Carlyle Group

E*Trade Bank



Black Entertainment Television


Discovery Communications


National Public Radio

Public Broadcasting System

Radio One

The Washington Post

XM Satellite Radio



American National Red Cross

National Gallery of Art

National Geographic Society

Nature Conservancy

Smithsonian Institute

The World Bank


Washington, DC Staffing Agencies

Banner Staffing

  • Administrative, IT

Employment Enterprises

Staffing Now: Friends & Company

  • HTML web publishing, editing/proofreading, data entry, telemarketing, customer service

Hire Standard Staffing

  • Accounting, administrative, executive assistants, finance, government, HR, law/paralegal, marketing, property management

Hire Strategy

  • Technology, sales, finance, accounting, administrative

Kaseman Corp

  • Government contractor that provides staffing support in a variety of career fields

KForce Professional Staffing

NRI Staffing Resources

  • Accounting, healthcare, legal, administrative


  • Legislative, government, political, consulting, public relations, non-profits, lobbying


  • IT, telecommunications professionals in the technical and government sectors



Ultimate Staffing Services

  • Accounting, finance, creative, office services, IT, professional

Walton-Thomas International

  • Conference support, staffing services, bilingual assistance, graphic design


Note: The Office of Personal & Career Development does not endorse any of these organizations.


Where WFU Alumni Work in DC

The following list is a sampling of companies where recent WFU Alumni have landed jobs from 2004-2011.

Advisory Board Company

Allergy Specialist Office

Cambridge Associates

Corporate Executive Board

DC Energy

Deloitte Consulting

Edelman Public Relations

Embassy of Japan

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Environment America

Environmental Defense Fund

Fleishman-Hillard Public Relations

Fox Networks Group/National Geographic Channel

General Services Administration

INTERPOL Operations & Command Center

Navigant Consulting

Office of Inspector General

PNC Capital Markets

The Washington Center

U.S. Army