The U.S. Army Audit Agency is Seeking Student Interns

By Ms. Siobhan L. Moore, RecruiterOctober 11, 2019

The U.S. Army Audit Agency is Seeking Student Interns
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How to Apply:

Please send your resume and unofficial transcripts to U.S. Army Audit Agency Recruiting:, during the open period of 14 October--7 November 2019. Include the locations you're interested in (see hiring locations below). Further information will be provided after your qualifications and eligibility are verified.

Who We Are:

The U.S. Army Audit Agency provides independent internal auditing services for America's Army. Our work helps senior leaders improve and shape the future of the Army. Through these internal auditing services, the Agency identifies risks and provides solutions to benefit Soldiers, Civilians, and Families. The Agency was ranked in the Top 5 of the Partnership for Public Service's "Best Places to Work" for a record 7 years.

Eligibility & Qualifications GS-0599-04 (Student Intern):

• Eligible students must be currently enrolled on at least a part-time basis and pursuing a qualifying degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or public administration that includes 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.

• Students should be scheduled to graduate no earlier than Dec 2020.

• Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Salary and Benefits:

• Paid internship -- see salary below

• Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent Auditor position with non-competitive yearly promotion potential to the GS-12 grade level

• Part-time schedules available for students

• Health & life insurance and retirement benefits

• Sick and vacation leave

• Telework and flexible work schedules

• Challenging and rewarding work and a focus on professional development

Conversion Information:

This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Student interns work part-time or full-time schedules depending on school commitments and take periods of leave without pay when they are attending school full-time and unable to work. They may participate in temporary duty travel when it doesn't interfere with their school schedule. Student interns serve a trial period (equivalent to probation) for the duration of their internship. Once the requirements of the program are met, students may be converted to a competitive service appointment.

Agency requirements:

• May travel up to 30% yearly upon conversion to a permanent, full-time position

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance upon conversion

Program conversion requirements:

Interns may be converted to a permanent position within 120-days of successful completion of their academic program. To be eligible for conversion, interns must:

• Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program.

• Complete their degree or certificate requirements.

• Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the intern will be converted.

• Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement.

• Perform their job successfully.

The grade level to which an intern converts is dependent upon the degree obtained and/or grade point average:

• GS-05: Bachelor's degree.

• GS-07: Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

• GS-09: Master's degree.

Hiring Locations/Starting Grade (GS-04) Salary/Journeyman Grade (GS-12) Salary:

• Aberdeen, Maryland/$33,925/$83,398

• Fort Belvoir, Virginia/$33,925/$83,398

• Fort Eustis, Virginia/$30,407/$74,750

• Huntsville, Alabama/$31,264/$76,859

• Rock Island, Illinois/$30,706/$75,486

• Fort Meade, Maryland/$33,925/$83,398

• San Antonio, Texas/$30,449/$74,854

Applicable locations are shown on the 2019 Locality Pay Area Definitions page:


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Reasonable Accommodation Policy. Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly.

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2019 Locality Pay Area Definitions