Legislator for a Day

The Legislator for a Day program provides students with the unique opportunity to “shadow” a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in Harrisburg!

We are now accepting applications. Apply now for an opportunity to gain insight into the legislative process and experience a day in the life of a state representative or state senator while in session at the Capitol.

When is the program offered?

Tuesday, February 28, 2023


  • Connect and network with high level staffers 
  • Learn about PA politics and the career paths
  • Ask them questions about how you can get a job in state government 


All University of Pittsburgh students pursuing any major or degree. 

Transportation & Lodging

We depart for Harrisburg on Monday, February 27 in the early evening. Transportation and accommodation are provided by the IOP, Elsie Hillman Civic Forum.

Application Deadline

Click here to submit your application before Monday, January 30, 2023.

Past Panel Members


   Andrea Fields

   Executive Director, PA Legislative Black Caucus




  Erika Fricke

  Executive Director, Health Committee



  Elizabeth Rosenthal

  Executive Director, Consumer Affairs Committee




  Megan Scott

  Director of Constituent Services, District Office of PA Senator Camera Bartolotta