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Internal Audit Internship

The Internal Audit Internship offers a motivated individual an opportunity to spend a summer placement within the Internal Audit department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interns will work side-by-side with professionals on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience in the world of Internal Audit.

The internship will be project-focused with exposure to various components of our working environment. The internship is located in Memphis, TN.

Candidates should note that our internships are full-time learning experiences. You should expect to be available Monday through Friday during standard office hours starting June 3, 2024 through August 9, 2024. 

Typical Learning Opportunities and Responsibilities

This comprehensive experience will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills in the following competencies: Business acumen, Problem solving, Risk management, Internal auditing, Internal control, and Internal audit reporting.


  • Provide support for internal audit projects including attending meetings with stakeholders, performing research on areas in scope, gathering supporting documentation, performing substantive testing, preparing workpapers, and developing recommendations.
  • Assist in the end-to-end audit process including planning, fieldwork, and reporting.
  • Assist with the assessment of internal controls and identification of improvement opportunities. 
  • Engage with the Internal Audit Team and participate in weekly team meetings.

Additionally, you will take part in a variety of activities such as building relationships with professionals across the institution and have access to a dedicated mentor to continue developing new skills.

Education Required

  • Interested candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college (entering junior or senior year) or graduate program. 
  • Interested candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college program.
  • Candidates are accepted from all majors; an interest in accounting/auditing, business administration, or operations management is preferred. 3.0 GPA or above. GPA will be validated by transcripts and communication with an advisor. Any exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the VP of Academic Programs.

Characteristics of the Successful Candidate

Students most likely to succeed as an intern will possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • The ability to manage priorities 
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 

How to Apply

Apply using the application link. Both your resume and cover letter should be in PDF format. Your letter should include a statement on how participation in this internship would support your academic and career goals. Any previous internships or work experience should be included on your resume.

Successful candidates will qualify for a stipend. Other expenses, including food and transportation, are the responsibility of the selected intern.

Deadline to Submit Cover Letter and Resume

Applications are now open. The deadline to submit is January 31, 2024.