The 4th Congressional District Internship Association (formerly the 19th District Internship
Association) was created in 1977 as a community involvement, good
government initiative to provide financial sponsorship for college
students from the 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania to work
in the offices of our Congressman each summer. Internships give
students a chance to be a part of government in action, with
opportunities to attend hearings, draft response to constituent letters
and research issues, as well as to provide staff support services.
Since its inception in 1977, the internship program has been extremely successful in annually sending a
significant number of enthusiastic students to Washington for a
first-class, first-hand experience with their government.
To support the program, Association
members are invited to an annual reception in the 4th District to introduce the interns, new Association members, and guests to
the current Association members. Occasionally the Association also
organizes a bus trip to Washington for an exciting mix of business and
pleasure. Association members and guests are invited to attend at their