This is a student internship opportunity under the DOT Pathways Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may be converted to a permanent or TERM appointment. Extensions to this appointment may occur. There is no guarantee of extensions or conversions.
If converted to a permanent or TERM appointment, the full performance level would be a GS-13.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent will be an entry-level auditor and work with an audit team in a developmental capacity to conduct reviews of the efficiency and effectiveness of Department of Transportation programs. The incumbent makes key contributions to a variety of possible products, including audit reports, briefings to DOT leadership or congressional stakeholders, management advisories, and congressional testimonies.
The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with:
* preparing a comprehensive plan to guide the work, including the methodology for examining and testing (such as using statistical and/or judgmental sampling) of records and internal controls to determine the degree of efficiency and effectiveness of programs;
* researching pertinent laws, legislative history, regulations, contracts, and internal controls to ascertain the purpose, scope, and objectives of the assigned program or function; the manner in which the program or function is conducted; and the nature and extent of management authority and responsibility for the program or function;
* conducting site visits at field locations to gather evidence, based on the approved work plan;
* conducting interviews with program officials at Headquarters and/or in the field;
* analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative evidence gathered to identify potential findings;
* writing sections of the debriefs to senior OIG management and drafting written products summarizing the results of the review, including potential findings and recommendations for program improvements;
* preparing work papers that provide support for key findings and potential recommendations;
* conducting entrance and exit conferences with the audited agency and conducting follow-up inquiries to evaluate the adequacy of corrective actions taken on prior audit findings; and,
* supporting the team in issuing final written products that adhere to high quality standards and reflect internal OIG management review and comments received from the audited agency.
Occasional travel - Less than 25%.
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