Paid internships provide students who are considering a career in government an opportunity for real world experience. Local governments have also found that internships are a great way to get projects completed by enthusiastic students anxious to show what they can do.
Local Government Academy:
an independent non-partisan organization, promotes excellence in local government.
We support and promote a strong and responsive local government system, develop effective local leaders, educate public officials, public employees and citizens, and build collaborations and partnerships.
What We Do:
Each year, Local Government Academy offers approximately 30 educational programs, including day and evening classroom-style programs, roundtable discussions and webinars.
What's Happening Now:
- Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types
- Webinar: Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types Wednesday, March 29th 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Click here to register FREE Contact: Jim...
- Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates
- ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates Free, click here to register. (A Managing Marcellus program presented by the Local Government Academy and Washington...
- LGA is looking for a new Executive Director.
- Local Government Academy (LGA) , a non-profit organization that develops excellence in local government through education, is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization’s...
- 2017 Selected Municipal Intern Projects
- Local Government Academy is pleased to announce the 2017 Municipal Intern Program projects. Click here to download a PDF with the full project descriptions. Students interested in these projects...
- Registration is Open for 2017 Contemplating Governing
- How to register: Click here to access the LGAonline catalog. Add "2017 Contemplating Governing" to your cart ($40) then select the session you'd like to attend. This year, LGA is...
- 2017 Contemplating Governing
- Session 1 of Contemplating Governing: "Tackling Candidate Red Tape" online course is now available. The purpose of this session is to educate candidates on the important deadlines and...
- Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards)
- ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Actualizing Community Initiatives - Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards) Register here FREE (A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government...
LGA Job Network
Between 2010 and 2015, more than 5,000 individuals representing 500 unique municipalities and organizations in 14 Pennsylvania counties attended programs offered by Local Government Academy
Participants from local governments have a tremendous impact on the communities they serve:
in public spending
1,500 Square Miles
Local Government Academy Thanks the 2017 Advocates for Good Government: