Welcome to the James A. Finnegan Foundation

Following a statewide competition, selected applicants are recognized at our annual awards banquet at the Governor's Residence and are assigned to intern with state agencies in Pennsylvania's capital city each summer.

You can learn more about this exciting opportunity by perusing this site. We look forward to receiving your application.

Investing in Future Leaders

Summer Internships in State Government

The James A. Finnegan Foundation

Thank You for Your Support

Our Foundation Our Founder Our Alumni

“The entire internship experience went far beyond my expectations.”
- Malcolm Deric

"My internship was amazing."
- Lindsey Harteis

“Thank you for the wonderful opportunity you have provided in the form of the James A. Finnegan Foundation Internsip. I have learned and experienced far more than I can put into words.”
- Megan Wolf