SCEP-Budget Analyst Internship

TSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The SCEP allows qualified students to become paid, temporary TSA employees and gain planned, progressive and educational work experience at TSA. SCEP internships relate directly to your academic studies. SCEP interns also have the opportunity to be non-competitively converted to permanent employee status upon graduation. The positions are in Arlington, Virginia.

This Budget Analyst position is located in the Budget and Performance Division, Office of Finance and Administration (OFA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Typical assignments include, but are not limited to:

Assisting in preparing and analyzing financial reports on commitments, obligations, and expenditures for assigned programs.

Assisting in controlling and monitoring the allocation of resources for assigned programs, maintaining TSA’s funds control requirements.

Assisting in the preparation of quarterly status reports/end of year results.

Assisting in reviewing and preparing detailed briefings, get-backs, questions for the record, and reports for assigned programs requested by TSA, DHS, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congressional Committees.

Assisting in reviewing, analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting existing and proposed legislation, appropriations language, and other regulations and policies.

Assisting in writing justifications, appeals, and supporting documentation for budget submissions.

Pay Range (depending on experience):

B/C/D Band – $19,766 – $38,660/year

Eligibility Requirements:

Be a U.S. Citizen.

Complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI); be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Be a graduate student in Business Administration, Finance and/or Public Administration; be currently enrolled, at least part time, at an accredited academic institution.

Maintain a satisfactory academic record of a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average; taking at least a half-time course load as defined by your institution.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

How to Apply:

The following documents should be submitted, with “OFA Intern” in the Subject line, to by 11:59pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) on August 8, 2014.


Most recent transcript (unofficial is acceptable) or an acceptance/registration confirmation from the accredited educational institution.

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Ashley Crute is the assistant director of career services for George Mason University's School of Business.

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