There are currently no full-time job openings at Commonwealth Foundation, but please check back here in the future or follow us on Facebook for when positions become available.


The Commonwealth Foundation accepts applications for part-time interns year around for three sessions. The deadlines for receiving applications are as follows:  Winter/Spring session deadline is November 1st, Summer session deadline is March 1st and Fall session deadline is June 1st.  All deadlines are by close of business that day.

Ideal candidates will have an interest in public policy; be articulate, well-organized, familiar with state politics and policy; understand basic research methods; be an excellent writer; and eager to advance the cause of personal and economic liberty. Candidates should also be capable of creating and clearly articulating the stories of liberty that convince Pennsylvanians of the merits of free-market policies.

Those with public policy, political science, economics, history, communications, journalism and pre-law backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should embrace the core principles of a free society, share the values of the Foundation, and be capable of excelling in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced work environment.

Send a cover letter and resume to, fax to 717.671.1905 or mail to:
Commonwealth Foundation
Re: Internship
225 State Street, Suite 302
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

If you are selected for a phone interview to be considered for an internship, we will send you an assignment to complete and turn in before the scheduled phone interview.