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1 Will you be able to complete at least 400 hours (starting in September/October) of a GAO internship prior to completing the degree you are currently working on? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Can you commit to working at least 16 hours per week during the course of this internship? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 From the descriptions below, select the statement that describes how you meet the requirements of this position by the start of the program. Select one response. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a graduate degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the following: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks; AND currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-7 level or equivalent, that involves evaluating IT management and security topics, such as: systems development; program management; investment management; information assurance; IT contractor oversight; IT workforce planning; cybersecurity; electronic records management; and/or IT privacy. In addition, have IT-related experience in each of the following 4 competencies: (1) Attention to Detail - the ability to take thorough notes, prepare accurate written summaries, and synthesize information and draw conclusions; (2) Teamwork –the ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team; (3) Written and Oral Communication –the ability to present information in writing and orally to team members, management, and stakeholders; and (4) Problem Solving –the ability to analyze and identify trends or irregularities to develop findings and recommendations; AND currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
  • I do not meet any of the above
4 To what extent do you possess each of the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs)? You can rely upon experience gained from school, volunteer work, military service, paid employment and/or professional/community/social organizations. (1) Knowledge of and experience with analytical concepts, principles, and practices (methods) that provides the ability to analyze and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data to make logical inferences and/or draw logical conclusions. (2) Ability to prepare written documents that effectively communicate information, some of which are complex, that are complete, organized, and grammatically correct. (3) Ability to learn new and complex material quickly in order to understand the issues and obtain relevant and sufficient information about the research problem/issue. Maximum length of 3000 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 In the space provided below, please provide the month and year of your expected graduation from your graduate level education. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 What is the name of the Educational Institution where you are currently enrolled. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 How did you first find out about this position? Your response will help us to focus on future recruitment efforts to reach talented applicants. Select the most appropriate response from below: Answer to this question is required
  • GAO website/intranet
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • USAJOBS website (
  • College/University Career Placement Office
  • College Alumni
  • Friend or relative
  • Job/Career Fair
  • Other, please specify:
8 By responding to this question, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, you need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents by the closing date, my application package will not be considered. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information in and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No