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PA Capital Semester Students Meet with Lt. Governor Cawley

This fall’s class of PA Capital Semester students met with Lieutenant Governor Cawley in his office at the Harrisburg Capitol Building.  A fellow Temple Owl, Lt. Gov. Cawley has made it a tradition to meet with each class of Temple interns.  The students always learn a lot. read more →

Harrisburg and DC Internships Info Session

IPA will host an information session on September 24, 2014 from 2 to 4 pm in 821 Anderson Hall on its internship semester programs in Harrisburg, PA and Washington, DC, respectively known as the PA Capital Semester and The Washington Semester.  A representative from The Washington Center, Temple’s partner in DC, will be on hand.. read more →

PA Capital Semester Alumni

  Read about recent PA Capital Semester alumna, Margaret Durkin, who interned with the House Republican Urban Affairs Committee in fall 2013. read more →

Congrats to Relvi Mehmeti of the PA Capital Semester

Congratulations to Relvi Mehmeti, Temple senior, and PA Capital Semester intern, for the successful completion of his original legislation presentation as part of the Bipartisan Management Committee fellowship in the PA House. read more →

PA Capital Semester Early Deadline

The application for early admission into the spring 2014 PA Capital Semester is quickly approaching on September 25.  This deadline coincides with the state deadline for the Bipartisan Management Committee (BMC) Fellowship which provides $1500 every four weeks to students accepted into the fellowship program.  Temple students are selected on a competitive basis for application.. read more →

Update on PA Capital Semester Alums

Our PA Capital Semester students are an impressive group.  Read about what the program has done for some of our students. read more →

Student Spotlight: Sean Rossman

Sean Rossman, a journalism and political science major in the Pennsylvania Capital Semester program, was determined to find an internship where he could learn every detail of the ins and outs of state government. Through an internship with Pennsylvania Legislative Services, he is doing just that. After just one week on the job, Sean had.. read more →

Fall 2012 Capital Semester Kick-off

The class of 2012 enjoyed two nights of orientation at the Capitol and at Temple University Harrisburg for the first two classes.  Pictured above are students and staff of the program. View past photos. In the Temple Review: A Capital Idea In the Temple News: A capital idea: New internship program connects Temple, Harrisburg read more →

Pennsylvania Capital Semester Commences

This September 1st marked the kickoff of the first Pennsylvania Capital Semester in Harrisburg. Nine Temple students were welcomed by the International House, where most students will be living, and Temple Harrisburg, where they also will attend classes. Both facilities are within a few blocks of each other and the Capitol building. The staff of.. read more →