Are you searching for a paid internship that can lead to full-time employment? Have you obtained your Associate degree within the last 6 months, or are you a rising college/university junior, senior, or graduate-level student majoring in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math or a closely related field? Are you interested in learning and gaining hands-on auditing experience while protecting the citizens of Pennsylvania?

You’ve come to the right place!

We offer internships during the summer, fall, and/or spring months - these positions are paid and operate on a hybrid (remote and in-person) or full-time telework schedule.

These internships are eligible for the department's Intern to Hire (I2H) program, which offers a flexible path from undergraduate internships to rewarding careers within the Department - participants who successfully complete a three to six-month internship and have either an Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree may be hired into a full-time position!

Wondering what experience/training is required in order to participate in the Intern to Hire program?

  • Current enrollment as an undergraduate student in an accredited college/university in a declared Bachelor's degree program in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field and successful completion of at least sixty (60) college credits at the time of the internship with a minimum 2.5 GPA; or
  • Recent graduate (within 6 months of the internship commencement) of an Associate degree program* at an accredited college/university with an area of concentration in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field and a minimum 2.5 GPA; or
  • Current enrollment as a graduate student in an accredited college/university in a declared master’s or doctorate degree program in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field and a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of the internship; and
  • Someone who is passionate about their area of focus and public service; who is detail-oriented with curiosity and a desire to learn.

*Interns in the Bureau of Information Technology Audits, the Bureau of Performance Audits, and the Bureau of State and Federal Audits must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program or higher at the start of the internship. Associate degree graduates are encouraged to apply for all other Bureau internship opportunities.

Does the above sound like you? Ready to get started?

Visit our Careers webpage for a list of our current internship opportunities and submit your application online.

Have a question about this program?

Please contact our Workforce Development team: workforcedevelopment@paauditor.gov 


ICYMI: on February 20, 2024, Auditor General Tim DeFoor announced acceptance into the Intern to Hire program and most job opportunities were expanding to include associate degree graduates. Previously, to be considered for a position at the Department of the Auditor General, candidates needed to hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and complete 12 credits of accounting as part of their coursework. Read more about this announcement.