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Undergraduate Internship Program-Auditor

You will serve the nation by helping assess CIA programs and activities to identify areas for improvement and document your findings and recommendations in reports for CIA senior leaders and Congress.

  • Internship
  • $50,018-$52,877
  • Full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree

Agency-wide Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
  • Able to complete security and medical evaluations
  • Registered for the Selective Service

About the Job

As an Auditor for CIA, you will work with professionally trained auditors, reviewing Agency programs and activities.  Auditors interview CIA employees and collect and analyze data to develop findings and recommendations that are included in written reports to CIA senior leaders and Congress.  Auditors interact with senior OIG leaders throughout each audit. The work is rewarding because your findings and recommendations can directly lead to improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of CIA programs and activities that help protect our nation.

Two 90-day tours are preferred; however, one 90-day tour is the minimum requirement.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration/Management
    • Data Analytics
    • Finance
    • Information Technology/Systems
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two 90-day tours are preferred; however, one 90-day tour is the minimum requirement
  • Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this internship
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional team and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to apply Government Auditing Standards, discern key issues, and draw conclusions
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation