Ready to Apply?
Review application requirements below before starting your application.
- Autumn semester - Mar. 15
- Spring semester - Sept. 30
All undergraduate Ohio State students are welcome to apply to OGIP, but preference will be given to students in their second and third years.
Prerequisite: Public Affairs 2110 or PoliSci110* (upper-division courses in either subject could be considered as a prerequisite on a case-by-case basis)
Be prepared to provide the following in your application:
- Resume that outlines your recent experience
- One- or two-page personal statement that discusses your interest in public services, reasons for applying to OGIP and how it fits into your professional goals
It is recommended that you meet with your career advisor to review your application materials prior to submission.
After the application period closes, you will be contacted within a few weeks to inform you of your status and if you have been selected for an interview. Interviews are with Jim Ellison (OGIP program coordinator) and other program stakeholders, and last approximately 25 minutes.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive and serves to provide examples, not guaranteed placements:
- Ohio House of Representatives
- Ohio State Senate
- Ohio State Office of Government Affairs
- Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission
- Columbus Women’s Commission
- Ohio Department of Higher Education
- Franklin County Board of Commissioners
- Franklin County Economic Development and Planning
- City of Columbus Recreation and Parks
- Columbus Mayor, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
- Columbus Auditor
- Franklin County Auditor
- Ohio Arts Council
Could your organization use some extra help next fall?
Host a student from the Glenn College Ohio Government Internship Program.
Internship sites that can provide a supervisor, meaningful and educational job duties, and performance evaluations will be considered.