The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is seeking applications for a paid internship at their Washington, D.C. office. The internship will be in Library Services in the Applied Research and Methods (ARM) team. The deadline for applying is March 18, 2015. The position is slated to start in May or June.

Student interns may have an opportunity for a permanent position based on a successful intern experience and successful completion of degree requirements.

The GAO assists Congress in making informed decisions by providing information on policy and program issues, as well as by providing recommendations to make government more effective and responsive. Their work is designed to address four goals:

– to help Congress address current and emerging challenges to the well-being and financial security of the
American people;

– to help Congress to respond to changing security threats and the challenges of global interdependence;

– to help transform the Federal government to address national challenges; and

– to maximize the value of GAO by enabling quality, timely service to Congress and by being a leading practices
Federal agency.

Interns will work on various assignments within an Administrative Professional and Support Staff (APSS) office. Interested individuals can apply here.

Melody K. Smith

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