DOT/Office of Inspector General-Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be seeking applicants on www.usajobs.gov for Management and Program Analysts, Auditors, IT Specialists, Investigative Analysts Pathways Interns with an annual salary beginning at $36,356.

Current students seeking a degree in a related field of study, such as public policy, law, political science, criminal justice, accounting, auditing, information technology, business administration, finance, or public administration are eligible to apply. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

This is for a summer internship. Interns will be expected to work during the summer of 2020 (not to exceed September 30, 2020 unless extended). This is a student internship opportunity under DOT Pathways Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, interns may be converted to a permanent appointment, although there is no guarantee of conversion. Extensions to this appointment may occur, although there is no guarantee of extension.

OIG works within DOT to promote efficiency and effectiveness, and prevent or stop waste, fraud and abuse in departmental programs. We do this through audits and investigations. OIG also consults with the Congress about programs in progress and proposed new laws and regulations. The Inspector General Act of 1978 gives OIG autonomy to do its work without interference. OIG carries out its mission by issuing audit reports, evaluations, management advisories, and other products with findings and recommendations to improve program delivery and performance. Pathways Interns will be entry-level analysts and work with OIG teams in a developmental capacity to conduct reviews of the efficiency and effectiveness of DOT programs or assist with criminal investigations. They will make key contributions to a variety of possible products, including audit reports, briefings to DOT leadership or congressional stakeholders, management advisories, and congressional testimonies.

The links to the job announcements are below for you to distribute to your student body.

Auditor: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553121800 IT Specialist: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553121600 Management and Program Analyst: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553122100 Budget Analyst: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553123400 Investigative Analyst: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553123400