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Internship Opportunity: Office of US Senator Robert Portman

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Internship Opportunity: Office of US Senator Robert Portman

PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

 This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Organization Name: Office of U.S. Senator Rob Portman

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Summer 2019

Wage or benefits: N/A

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Organization website: https://www.portman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/students

Brief Description of the organization:

Internships are designed primarily for Ohio students who have completed at least one full 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 13th, 2019 to June 21st, 2019 and Session 2 of the summer internship runs from June 24th, 2019 to August 2nd, 2019. Students who wish to apply for a summer internship may find application information on Senator Portman’s website in the section titled “Students”.

 Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

The Washington, D.C. internship gives students the opportunity to learn how the Senate functions and how it interacts with the House of Representatives, as well as the Executive and Judicial branches of the federal government. Interns may have the opportunity to sit-in on committee hearings and briefings, assist with legislative projects, attend educational events in and around Washington D.C., and lead Capitol tours. Interns will also assist with mail room duties, provide administrative support, and participate in front office staffing. 

How to apply:  Visit https://www.portman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/students for application requirements and to submit an online application.  For more information call 202-224-3353 for additional information.

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