Career Development

College Internship Programs

NCDOR's College Internship Program offers part-time positions to college students in the fields of Accounting/Auditing, Business, Economics, Communications, HR and Information Technology.  Placements are available in locations throughout the state.  These internships are available during fall, winter, spring and summer sessions.  (To view other state government summer internships in addition to those listed below, visit

Auditing Internship

  • Provides a combination of skill development and accelerated learning; challenge and personal growth; and long-term career opportunities at the North Carolina Department of Revenue.  Here you will be challenged to apply your talent and capabilities toward analyzing and solving complex business problems while seeing your solutions through to implementation. 
  • Our internship program is designed to give you a hands-on, realistic look into the auditing profession, and the day-to-day challenges and responsibilities of an auditor.  You will receive a first-hand experience that will give you immediate and practical insight, while setting you ahead of the curve for a potential career in auditing. 
  • As an Auditing Intern, you will be assigned to a project team and will work on assignments such as business intelligence, data analytics, field auditing, operations improvement, data entry/querying, reporting and research.  Your internship should enhance not only your auditing skills, but also your networking skills.  During your time with the DOR you will take part in office-wide meetings, mentorships, and teamwork. 
  • Key Responsibilities Include:
    • Special Projects:  Learn and assist in fraud identification;  analyze statistical data; review and audit tax return information;  maintain data mining results.
    • Service Center locations:   work on specific compliance initiatives; data compilation; review tax records and make analytical decisions while working in Excel spreadsheets and Access databases.
    • Policy: Assisting with in-depth research and analysis of tax and compliance issues;  Accounting research; development and implementation of training for tax specific issues; audit methodology, and procedural guidelines.
    • Depending on experience, may assist in data mining and business intelligence   
  • Eligibility Guidelines
    • Currently in their Junior or Senior year pursuing a degree in Accounting
    • Solid working knowledge of Excel and Access
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Solid history of achievement in school and work
    • Highly motivated to achieve desired goals and objectives
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Leadership and team-building abilities 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Flexibility
  • Application Process
    • Students interested should submit a State Application and unofficial transcript to the address below:
      Email (preference):    
      Fax: 919-715-4379 Attn: Melissa Sincebaugh
      Mail: NC Department of Revenue
      c/o Melissa Sincebaugh – Human Resources
      PO Box 2233
      501 N. Wilmington Street
      Raleigh, NC 27602-2233
  • Location: Statewide – Raleigh, Wilmington, Charlotte and Greensboro

Project Management Internship

  • The Project Management Internship offers hands-on experience and the opportunity to see how the classroom works in real world practice. Working with the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO), this program offers an opportunity to experience a possible career path within the NCDOR. The Project Management Intern is accountable for supporting the EPMO to ensure delivery of project tasks and goals.
  • Key Job Responsibilities Include:
    • Assist in project scheduling, data analytics, financial reporting, and process engineering. 
    • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
    • Work collaboratively with project team to ensure tasks are assigned and completed according to the project schedule
    • Identify, document and work with management to obtain updates on tasks, issues, and critical tasks from the project team
    • Provide process improvement suggestions
    • Plan and schedule project meetings, setting agendas, documenting meeting outcomes, and tracking activities
  • Eligibility Guidelines
    • Must be a current Business, Computer Science or Engineering major in Junior or Senior year
    • 3.0 and above GPA
    • Coursework in subjects such as business strategy, information technology planning, project management, process management, or data analytics/statics
    • Exhibits high level of interest in project and process management, and has interest in data analytics, reporting, process engineering and project scheduling.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of people including: executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
    • Able to multi-task, yet maintain close attention to detail and timeliness of work production.
    • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
    • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
    • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to present facts to department for suggestions and process improvement.  Ability to deal with a variety of information presented in oral or written formats. Ability to deal with non-verbal behavior in assisting with problem resolution.
  • Application Process
    • Submit a State Application and unofficial transcript to the address below:
      Email (preference):    
      Fax: 919-715-4379 Attn: Melissa Sincebaugh
      Mail: NC Department of Revenue
      c/o Melissa Sincebaugh – Human Resources
      PO Box 2233
      501 N. Wilmington Street
      Raleigh, NC 27602-2233
  • Location: Statewide – Please specify your desired location(s).