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Internship Program

The LSU CIA 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 2,600 LSU CIA students have been placed in internship positions as of 2019.

Student Information Form 

Student Internship Survey/Evaluation Form 

Internal Auditing Internship Questionnaire

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 world and which allows students the flexibility to work in any city.  

Internship Locations for 2019

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Baton Rouge, LA

  • Bentonville, AK

  • Chattanooga, TN

  • Chicago, IL

  • Dallas, TX

  • Denver, CO

  • Houston, TX

  • Irving, TX

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Nashville, TN

  • New Orleans, LA

  • New York City, NY

  • Newport News, VA

  • Oklahoma City, OK

  • Ruston, LA

  • Stamford, CT

  • Washington D.C.

Salary and Travel

LSU CIA interns receive paid internships and generally earn between $10 and $32 an hour, depending on location and company policy. The 2019 intern class earned on average $23 per hour. The amount of travel depends on the organization and the type of audit engagement. Internal auditors are typically expected to travel 26% of the time on average. Most auditors travel domestically; however, there are opportunities to travel internationally.

2018-2019 Recruiters

Many highly recognized and prestigious local and international companies recruit from the LSU CIA 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. The companies that hired interns from the 2019 LSU CIA class are:

LSU CIA Recruiters 2019