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A Harrisburg Internship Can Change Your Life

Read all about how the PA Capital Semester transforms students like Sociology major, Robyn Moore. read more →

Alumnus Profile – Damien Bower hired in Office of Governor Tom Wolf

Recent alum of the PA Capital Semester, and recent Temple political science grad, Damien Bower, was hired by the Office of Governor Tom Wolf before he even graduated. Read more about his story on our PA Capital Semester alumni profile page. read more →

PA Capital Semester Students Meet with Lt. Governor Stack

Students from the spring 2016 class of interns in the PA Capital Semester in Harrisburg were honored to meet with Lt. Governor Stack in his office at the Capitol. read more →

The PA Capital Semester

The Institute for Public Affairs’ PA Capital Semester provides college students from any institution the opportunity to explore government affairs, policy making, and implementation first-hand while earning full-time credits and staying on track to graduation. Watch a new video about the program: Find the 30-second version on the College of Liberal Arts YouTube channel here. read more →

PA Capital Semester Students Meet with Lt. Gov. Mike Stack

The Fall 2015 class of PA Capital Semester students had the honor of meeting with Lt. Gov. Mike Stack recently in his office on the second floor of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg.  The PA Capital Semester offers students full immersion in state politics in policy through internships in the legislature, executive branch, media.. read more →

PA Capital Semester Alumni News

Read about recent PA Capital Semester alumnus, Ryan Lim, and other grads of the program here. Ryan was in the program in spring 2014 and now works in the Office of State Rep. Kevin Boyle. read more →

Info Session on IPA programs in Washington, DC and Harrisburg, PA – Feb. 11, 2015

IPA will host an information session on February 11, 2015 from 12 to 2 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 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 →