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Internship Program

The LSUCIA has a highly successful internship program. Through an internship, students receive on-the-job training which provides valuable learning experiences. Each summer 60-90 students work on internal audit staffs across the country. The internship program has been expanded to include fall and spring Internships. Over 2,700 LSUCIA students have been placed in internship positions as of 2021.

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The advantages of the internship include:

  • 3 hours credit
  • $10 - 32 per hour compensation
  • Valuable professional experience
  • Potential job offer
  • Networking opportunities
  • Career development
  • Preparation for full-time interviews
  • Insight for fall course


Our program offers students the ability to work outside Louisiana. Students are recruited from companies located across the country and internationally, which allows students the flexibility to work in any city.  

Salary and Travel

LSUCIA interns receive paid internships and generally earn between $10 and $32 an hour, depending on location and company policy. The 2021 intern class earned $24 per hour on average. The amount of travel depends on the organization and the type of audit engagement. Internal auditors are typically expected to travel 25 percent of the time on average. Most auditors travel domestically; however, there are opportunities to travel internationally.


Many highly recognized and prestigious local and international companies recruit from the LSUCIA program every fall. Not only internships but also full time offers are available throughout the year for which the program facilitates the connection to recruiters. Recent companies that hired LSUCIA interns include: 

  • Amedisys
  • Caesars
  • Calpine Corporation
  • Citibank
  • Crowe
  • Deloitte
  • Entergy
  • EY
  • Fannie May
  • Ferguson
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Grant Thornton
  • Halliburton
  • HCA
  • Hertz
  • HMS
  • KPMG
  • LA Department of Education
  • McDermott
  • Nabors
  • Nestlé Purina
  • Origin Bank
  • Postlethwaite & Netterville
  • Protiviti
  • PWC
  • Quanta Services
  • Stinnett & Associates
  • Sysco
  • Synchrony Financial
  • Unum
  • Vulcan Materials
  • Walmart
  • Webster Financial