Audit Interns

Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, PA

3 months ago


Job Title

Part-Time Audit Intern

Job Location

Penn State University Park

Job Overview

  • The Internal Auditing Department at Penn State is seeking a student within the One-Year MAcc or IntegratedMAcc Accounting program to fill a part-time internship position.
  • This is a hybrid position, requiring at least 50% of work time to be completed on-site.
  • The selected candidate will gain real-life job experience and work in a professional, hands-on environment.
  • Interns will assist the University's Internal Audit Department Auditors in conducting financial, operational, compliance, and IT audits.
  • Responsibilities include collecting, organizing, and analyzing audit data, ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures, and preparing audit reports.


  • DOE (Depends on Experience)


  • Assist the University's Internal Audit Department Auditors in conducting financial, operational, compliance, and IT audits.
  • Collect, organize, and analyze audit data.
  • Determine if units are in compliance with University policies and procedures.
  • Address identified audit issues.
  • Interact with personnel of areas under review in a professional manner.
  • Prepare audit reports.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Accounting66%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations11%

  • Economics4%

  • Business Commerce3%

  • Management Science2%

  • 169 other majors11%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton


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