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Career Opportunities and Internships


The OIG offer career opportunities for auditors, accountants, criminal investigators, information technology specialists, forensic media analysts, investigative and financial analysts, attorneys, management analysts, budget analysts, human resources officers, acquisition specialists, communication specialists, public affairs professionals, editors, graphic designers, administrative support, and more.

Positions range from entry level to senior executives in our Washington, D.C. headquarters as well as in our offices throughout the country and Puerto Rico. View more information on available positions. If you do not see an available position that fits your interests, education, or experience, please be sure to check the website regularly, as additional positions will become available throughout the year. We also announce vacancies via social media, so be sure to follow us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

At the OIG, we emphasize the importance and value of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in our workplace to help ensure that the work we produce is accessible to the diverse public we serve. We seek to maximize the skills and career potential of every employee in a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility, and fairness.

Internships for College Students, Graduate School Students, and Recent College Graduates

Are you looking for a meaningful internship that will give you a competitive edge, marketable experience, and unique opportunities while working in the forefront of some of the most important issues impacting education in America today? If the answer is yes, then the OIG may have the internship you are looking for!

The OIG offer volunteer internships as well as paid internships through the Pathways program in our Washington, D.C., headquarters and our regional offices across the country. View more information on Pathways Internships at the U.S. Department of Education.


Join Our Team: Click to download the digital booklet

Learn more careers at ED OIG! Click to download the careers booklet!

Get career facts! Download our brochure

Get the fast facts on joining our team! Click to download our careers brochure!

Intern with us! Download the digital booklet

Learn about internship opportunities! Click to download our internship booklet!