Internships, Apprenticeships, and Fellowships

​​​​​​​​Where your work fuels meaningful change.  

At the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, ​we offer a gateway to impactful projects, mentorship from leaders, and a chance to jumpstart your career in a community that values your growth. 

Best of all, you can earn while you learn. All Commonwealth internships, fellowships, and apprenticeships are paid positions. ​

Explore opportunities where Pennsylvania Gets Stuff Done! Join us and be part of a team committed to growth, excellence, and action. 

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​​Internships

Get hands-on with projects that resonate with your career aspirations and personal passions. Benefit from the mentorship of seasoned professionals who are not just experts in their fields but are also dedicated to nurturing the next generation of leaders. Our internships, available to both high school and college students, are designed to build a strong foundation for your future, preparing you for a career committed to public service and creating positive change. 

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Apprenticeships

Our rewarding apprenticeships provide high-quality career pathways for high school, graduates and job seekers to launch their careers with the Commonwealth. With a focus on structured on-the-job training, concentrated classroom learning, and mentoring from professionals in the industry, our programs open the door to success.

This dynamic program combines accelerated classroom learning with practical, mentor-led experiences. Engage with experts in a curriculum designed to prepare you for the tech industry's challenges. Complete this one-year apprenticeship and secure a full-time position as a Help Desk Technician with the Office of Administration. 

The application period for the IT Apprenticeship is currently closed. Join our email list to be the first to receive application details. ​

Corrections Officer Trainee Apprenticeship​
Participate in formal training sessions and on-the-job assignments to develop skills in the custody and supervision of inmates in a state correctional facility. 


Fellowships

Our fellowship programs offer contributions in areas like health, education, science, and technology. Work on significant projects, attend enriching workshops and collaborate with passionate colleagues to drive change.  ​​​​

Governor's Science and Technology Fellowship: Now Accepting Applications​ 

Our fellowship programs span bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, designed to merge scientific excellen​ce with technological innovation. The program is designed for those eager to dive into and solve some of the most urgent challenges our Commonwealth faces.  

Application Deadline: April 21, 2024

 >Apply Now to the Governor's Science and Technology Fellowship​​

The William and Hannah Penn Fellowship

Among our prestigious opportunities is the William and Hannah Penn Fellowship. This two-year program attracts the best and brightest minds, allowing them to bring fresh ideas and innovative solutions to Commonwealt​h agencies. Fellows work on specific policy-related projects that align with the Governor's policy priorities, ranging from workforce development and broadband access to clean energy, housing, climate change, agriculture, aging, long-term care, and emerging technology. 

The application period for the William and Hannah Penn Fellowship is currently closed. Join our email list to be the first to receive application details.

Why Choose Us? ​​​

  • Serve your community: Your efforts directly impact the lives of Pennsylvania residents. 
  • Growth Opportunities: We support your professional development every step of the way. 
  • Balanced Life: Enjoy the benefits of stable hours and a supportive work environment. 

Ready to Make a Difference? 

Start your career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today. Explore our programs and find where your passion for public service can take you. ​

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