Summer Auditor Internship

We are no longer accepting applications for our Summer Auditor Internship positions. The deadline to apply was December 1, 2010.


The California State Auditor is seeking students in their junior year of an accounting, business, finance, economics program, or their first year of an MPA/MPP/MBA/JD program to join our team in Sacramento. The Summer Auditor Internship position will challenge your analytical and writing abilities, and put your people skills to work. No experience is required; we will train you.

Salary Ranges

  • Undergraduate students: $8.99 — $11.20/hour
  • Graduate students: $10.39 — $13.18/hour


Sacramento, California


Our interns become part of a team responsible for conducting a financial, compliance, or performance audit for the Legislature. The nature of our audits includes gathering and analyzing data, conducting research, interviewing agency staff, and drafting sections of an audit report. You'll gain valuable governmental auditing experience while you make new friends. Keep in mind that we want your internship to be at least 10 weeks long.

Desired Qualifications

Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required as well as the ability to effectively assist in the production of formal, written reports with documented findings, objective conclusions, and substantive recommendations.

How to Apply

To apply for one of our Summer Auditor Internship positions, send us a copy of your resume along with a completed Standard State Application - Form STD. 678 before December 1st, 2010.

Send your resume and application to, or fax them to (916) 322-7801, or mail them to:

California State Auditor
Attn: Recruiting Team
California State Auditor
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814

If you have any questions, contact our Recruiting Team at, or call (800) 555-5207.

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