MIP Municipal Application

2018 Municipal Intern Program Project Application

Project applications are being accepted for municipalities, authorities and councils of government in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Washington counties. Officials from Act 47 communities in any county are invited to apply.

LGA's Municipal Intern Program assists municipalities in finding a summer intern, as well as paying up to 66% of the interns' wages.

Click here to view the official Guidelines for Placement Sites.

If your project is selected, the intern supervisor must attend the Municipal Intern Fair:
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 
Carnegie Mellon University
Heinz College/Hamburg Hall 

We recommend that you draft your answers to the following questions so they can be pasted into the form.

  • What are the overall goals of the project?
  • What are the economic, environmental, or social impacts this project will have on your community?
  • What are the expected learning outcomes for your intern?
  • What are the unique qualities of your community that would distinguish your internship from others?

Need a project idea? Click here to view the full project descriptions from last year's selected projects.

This program is made possible through the leadership of Allegheny County, Beaver County, the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington, the Butler County Council of Governments and the Department of Community and Economic Development/Governor’s Center for Local Government Services.

The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.
Selected projects will be announced on March 12, 2018.

If any of your answers exceed 4,000 characters, submit a text copy of your project summary with this application.


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