U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, is accepting internship applications for the summer. Internships with Portman's office are designed primarily for Ohio students who have completed at least one year of collegiate undergraduate coursework. MICHAEL D. PITMAN/FILE (2015)
Photo: Michael D. Pitman
Photo: Michael D. Pitman

College students: Want to work in Washington, D.C. for a summer?

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, is accepting applications for internship opportunities in his Washington, D.C. and state offices.

Portman said he began his career in public service as a congressional intern and knows the benefits of offering college students an “exciting introduction to Congress and the workings of a Senate office,” said Portman.

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Internships are designed primarily for Ohio students who have completed at least one year of collegiate undergraduate coursework. Interns are assigned to work alongside staff responsible for the Senator’s legislative, press, and administrative operations. Session 1 of the summer internship runs from May 13, 2019 to June 21, 2019 and Session 2 of the summer internship runs from June 24, 2019 to Aug. 2, 2019.

Students who wish to apply for a summer internship may find application information on Portman’s website in the section titled “Students.”

The deadline for applications for summer internships is Feb. 15, 2019. Contact Portman’s office at Portman_Internships@portman.senate.gov or 202-224-3353 for more information.

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