Oregon state government offers a variety of internship programs both paid and unpaid primarily for college and university students, however, opportunities do exist for high school students. For additional information on the internship programs offered through various state agencies visit the web sites below.
Legislative Intern Program
Interns assist legislative offices with their legislative activities and work functions. This program is designed to provide Oregon college and university students an opportunity to work and learn in a hands on legislative environment, learning leadership and administrative responsibilities as well as developing legislative process skills and experiences.
Office of the Governor
Join our Team and help build a better Oregon!
The Governor's Office offers a variety of opportunities for community members to volunteer in a dynamic environment at the State Capitol in Salem, Oregon. This is an opportunity to gain a unique glimpse of state government, and to gain an understanding of the value of public service. Please visit our website for current openings.
Oregon Department of Education
Interns may experience various functions, programs and divisions within the agency. The internships are designed to give students real work experience and the opportunity to observe and engage in a variety of roles within state government.
Oregon State Library
The Internship Program is designed to give students real work experience performing a project or task that the State Library identifies as necessary to achieve the mission and goals of the agency. Students who are enrolled in Library school or a relevant college program are encouraged to inquire about our program by contacting the Volunteer Program Coordinator, Robin Speer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-378-5014.