The Division of Legislative Audit (DLA) is the post-audit agency for the State of Alaska. The Audit Division conducts financial, performance, and sunset audits on state agencies and state quasi-corporations.
The Division of Legislative Audit offers internship opportunities. What a great way for you to find out more about DLA and get valuable experience! Generally, we are looking for juniors or seniors who are in the process of completing their degrees. We are looking for individuals with strong academic records and a willingness to learn and be creative. An internship with DLA will provide you with an exciting and challenging professional opportunity.
The intern may be involved in a variety of tasks which will provide an introduction to governmental auditing. The specific audit work will vary depending on the audit engagement(s) assigned. The intern will work under the supervision of a CPA and, typically, in a team situation. The intern will be responsible for preparing electronic audit workpapers that present information related to the audit tests performed and conclusions reached.
What is Legislative Audit
DLA is the post-audit agency for the State of Alaska. We conduct financial, performance, and sunset audits of state agencies and state quasi-corporations, such as the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation. Audits are performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and in accordance with government auditing standards.
Applicants must be:
- Majoring in Accounting or a related field with at least a Junior status;
- Have successfully completed Intermediate Accounting; and
- Possess a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or better.
A successful applicant will have:
- A working knowledge of general accounting principles;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills; and
- Working knowledge of, and ease with, computer software programs, especially Microsoft Word and Excel.
Auditor intern positions start at Range 15 plus benefits.
Duration of Internship Position
Expected length of the internship is 13 weeks, but a minimum commitment of 10 weeks is necessary. Generally the internships will begin in May (start and end dates are flexible).
State Office Building
Travel and Housing
Any travel to Juneau and housing are the intern’s responsibility. However, the DLA Operations Manager will work with interns to identify housing options and resources in Juneau.
Application and Delivery
Intern applicants should submit a résumé, copies of college transcripts and a cover letter that clearly indicate that they are in response to DLA intern recruitment. The cover letter should explain in detail that the applicant meets all minimum qualifications, and should briefly state why the applicant is interested in the internship. Applicants are encouraged to submit letters of recommendation.
Required of All Applicants
To express interest, applicants must provide a copy of the application materials to DLA, Attn: Operations Manager, by one of the following:
Mail: Operations Manager
Division of Legislative Audit
P.O. Box 113300
Juneau, Alaska 99811
Phone: (907) 465-3830
Fax: (907) 465-2347