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The purpose of the Municipal Intern Program is to provide a service to communities by placing students from graduate and undergraduate programs at local colleges and universities in municipalities, authorities and Councils of Governments to complete summer internships.


Local Government Academy is pleased to, once again, offer the Municipal Intern Program, with funding support from Allegheny County, the Butler County Council of Governments, the Redevelopment Authority of Washington County and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Governor's Center for Local Government Services.


For 2014, 19 students have been selected to work in various municipalities and authorities in 5 southwestern PA counties. Projects focus on a number of topics, including GIS, blight and abandonment, personnel policies and planning and zoning. Click here for a description of the available projects.








The 2013 Municipal Intern Program was a success!

In 2013, 11 graduate and undergraduate students from area colleges and universities completed valuable project in municipalities throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. Local Government Academy thanks Allegheny County, Butler County Council of Governments, and the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington and the Department of Community and Economic Development/Governor's Center for Local Government Services for supporting the 2013 Municipal Intern Program.


Click here to read summaries of the projects that were worked on throughout the summer.




Interested in learning how you can bring the Municipal Internship Program to your county? Click here to download the Municipal Internship Program Prospectus.


For more information on the Municipal Intern Program, please contact Local Government Academy at (412) 586-5659. 



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