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    NATURE OF THE APPOINTMENT: 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.

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    The incumbent will be an entry-level analyst 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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 25%.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553122100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.