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In their own words

"My internship with the Legislative Audit Bureau was an extremely valuable experience. Throughout my internship, I had the opportunity to perform many types of testing for several different audits. In addition to the testing that I performed, the workpapers I completed had a direct contribution to the audits. The internship experience also allowed me to gain both governmental accounting knowledge and professional skills by working with other Legislative Audit Bureau team members, and interacting with the employees from the agencies. I was very impressed with the inclusive team environment at the Legislative Audit Bureau, and everyone was very willing to answer questions and share their experiences. I would highly recommend an internship with the Legislative Audit Bureau to develop professionally while gaining an understanding of governmental accounting."
Anne, UW-Madison
Summer and Fall 2013
“My internship experience at LAB was very insightful and rewarding. I learned many valuable skills and was able to challenge myself in ways that will help me become a better professional in the future. The staff at LAB was very accepting and I always felt like I was a part of the team. I had a great internship and would highly recommend this to anyone.”
Josh, UW-Madison
Fall 2012 — Summer 2013
“My internship at LAB was a valuable experience. I was able to work on multiple audits and gain an understanding of the different kinds of audits that LAB conducts. During the audits, I was able to perform testing, conduct interviews and complete workpapers. Additionally, the people at LAB made my internship experience that much better. Not only were they very knowledgeable and willing to answer any question I had, but they were also fun to be around. I would highly recommend an internship with LAB.”
Joseph, UW-Whitewater
Spring and Summer 2012
"I had a great internship experience at LAB. Everyone I worked with was so nice, and all of the staff made it a priority to get to know each of the interns. During my internship I was able to work on two very different audits that gave me great real-life auditing experience. I was given responsibility for completing auditee interviews, and writing workpapers where I did both test of controls and substantive testing. The LAB office is located right on the square in Madison and it was a blast being able to work in downtown Madison! Overall, I would recommend this internship to anyone."
Amy, UW-Whitewater
Summer 2012
"My internship experience was better than I expected. I was able to work on sections of audits where I learned about computer networks and insurance claims. The people at the Bureau were also a pleasure to work with! I am glad my internship was at LAB!"
Rachel, UW-Whitewater
Spring and Summer 2011
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Benefits of an
Audit Bureau Internship

  • Participation as a full-time auditor
  • Exposure to real world auditing issues
  • Challenging projects and assignments
  • Learning first hand how state government operates
  • One-on-one guidance from experienced supervisors
  • Direct interaction with clients
  • Mentors for additional support
  • Training—both formal & on-the-job
Legislative Audit Bureau
22 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-2818
Fax: (608) 267-0410
leg.audit.info@legis.wisconsin.gov
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