Harrisburg Semester Internship Program Application

To be considered for The Harrisburg Semester Internship program, please complete the application below fully and accurately.

Student's Information

Advisor's Information
(e.g. xxx-xxx-xxxx)
Documents to Upload
You may want to consult your Career Services Counselors to assure you have a well-structured and well-written resume appropriate for sharing with prospective internship sponsors.
Upload requirements
The writing sample should come from a recently completed course.
Upload requirements
Must include your current Grade Point Average (GPA).

Note: If you are not able to provide any of the above in a format that is uploadable, these items may be mailed to:
Harrisburg Semester Application
School of Public Affairs
Penn State Harrisburg
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057

Upload requirements
First Reference
Second Reference
Please provide the names and email addresses of two academic references. At least one of these must be a professor who has direct experience with your academic work. They will be contacted directly via the email addresses you provide here, so please be accurate with this information.

In a short essay, describe your objectives in applying to the Penn State Harrisburg Semester Program. Explain what you hope to gain from your experience in this Harrisburg-based internship program. If you are interested in being considered for one of the Harrisburg Semester Scholarships, please explain what makes you a competitive candidate for that.
Acknowledgement Option
  • I understand that this application does not guarantee acceptance into the Harrisburg Semester Internship Program.
  • I give permission to have my application information, including, but not limited to, name, address, and major, shared with prospective internship sites, for the purpose of internship site selection.
  • I give permission to the Program to reproduce, for the purpose of illustration, advertising, or publication in any manner, any photographs taken of me.
  • I certify that the information within this application is true to the best of my knowledge.