Internship Program

Internships in the Washington, DC and Ohio offices of Senator Rob Portman offer college-aged students an exciting introduction to the U.S. Senate and the workings of a Senate office.  

Interns are assigned to work alongside staff responsible for the Senator’s legislative, press, and administrative operations.

Internships are designed primarily for students who have completed at least one full year of collegiate undergraduate coursework. Preference is given to students who are residents of Ohio.

Applications will be reviewed for 2018 Fall Semester internships on a rolling basis. Please complete the appropriate application below and email it to along with: 1) resume; 2) one page explanation of interest in the internship; and 3) two letters of recommendation.

*Internship dates in Ohio offices are determined on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact our office at 202-224-3353 or via email at for any questions regarding Senator Portman’s Internship program.