GAO seeks non-paid student volunteers to encourage interest in public service careers and provide valuable work experience. As a non-paid volunteer, a student will gain first- hand experience within GAO’s work environment, learn about the federal government and perform a variety of tasks related to supporting GAO activities.
All applications must be received through USAJobs. Applications received from Handshake will not be considered.
Note on qualifications: You must be a current student. See the Qualifications section of the announcement for more details on who may apply and how to qualify for an internship. If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.
The specific duties and responsibilities associated with this position will vary based on the team or office assignments. The following list is intended to provide applicants with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities.
- Plan and complete work assignments on time
- Collect and analyze relevant information
- Prepare quality draft documents
- Communicate relevant and accurate information, clearly and concisely during formal or informal meetings
- Collaborate with others to accomplish goals
- Contribute to team efforts
- Use various enterprise tools and technology to prepare and share documents
- Provide essential support such as arranging meetings, taking notes, responding to routine inquiries.