Student Assistant (Paid, Summer Audit/Accounting Opportunity for Undergraduate Students) – USA Job Vacancy

Division of Criminal Justice
Forensic Audit Section – New York City
Student Assistant (Paid, Summer Audit/Accounting Opportunity for Undergraduate Students)
Reference No. DCJ_NYC_PUGS_SUM_2020

The application deadline is April 17, 2020

The New York State Office of Attorney General (“OAG”) has a paid, part-time summer position available for
undergraduate accounting students. The position is available in the New York City office within the Division of Criminal
Justice Forensic Audit Section.

The OAG is seeking bright, dynamic, hard-working and motivated students to assist our Forensic Auditors with financial
investigations. Candidates must possess excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills. Candidates must
be proficient in spreadsheet, database and presentation software. Candidates must be majoring in accounting or taxation
at an accredited college or university. Duties may include but not limited to the following: data entry; review and analysis
of tax returns, bank and financial statements, as well as other items as needed relating to an investigation; and other
duties as assigned. The ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team is essential.

Position Details

Undergraduates in their freshman year should wait to submit their applications until after they have received

their first semester grades.

The OAG’s summer program will officially run from June 1 – July 24, 2020. The student hired for this position

will work 15 hours/week for the 8 weeks of the program.

The selected candidate will be hired as a student assistant at the hourly rate of $15.00 for undergraduate students.

Applications will be accepted online and positions will be filled on a rolling basis.

Applicants must be available to meet in person or by video conference for interviews.

Applicants must be eligible to be employed in the U.S.

To be eligible, applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing as defined by

their schools.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about the OAG prior to submitting their applications by visiting the

Divisions and Bureaus and Media sections of the OAG website.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
How to Apply

The following section provides detailed information about the application process and application requirements.
Please review the complete list of instructions prior to preparing and submitting your application materials online.

Applications for this opportunity are being received online.To apply, please click on the link:


Applications are submitted separately for each bureau/regional office, and an applicant’s candidacy for each

application is determined separately by each bureau/regional office.

The application deadline is April 17, 2020, but please note that positions will be filled on a rolling basis.

The following documents are required for each application that is submitted:

(Click on the document name to learn more) Cover Letter

Please address to Legal Recruitment.

If applying to multiple bureaus/regional offices, we recommend that you submit the same cover

letter for each application, ranking those bureaus/regional offices in order of your preference.

Indicate in your cover letter whether there are any deadlines related to your candidacy. 

Resume 
List of three (3) references.

Only submit professional (i.e., supervisor or professor) references.

Indicate your professional relationship to each reference.

Include contact information and email addresses for each reference. 

TranscriptAn unofficial transcript is acceptable.

Undergraduates in their first year should wait to submit their application until after they have

received their first semester grades. 
Writing Sample

Submit any piece of writing that demonstrates your ability to communicate and analyze

information in a clear and concise manner, as well as your grammatical skills. Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your candidacy.

Please allow at least three (3) business weeks for your application to be processed and reviewed by the hiring

bureau/regional office. After three (3) weeks, to request a status update, please click here.

If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or need assistance with submitting your

application, please contact Legal Recruitment at

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