Summer Intern (Internal Audit - Strategy)

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description


You have goals, dreams, hobbies and things you’re passionate about.

What’s Important to You Is Important to Us
We’re looking for people who not only want to do meaningful, challenging work, keep their skills sharp and move ahead, but who also take time for the things that matter to them—friends, family and passions. And we're looking for team members who are passionate about our mission—making a difference in military members' and their families' lives. Together, we can make it happen.

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• Computerworld® Best Places to Work in IT

Basic Purpose

At Navy Federal, Internal Audit’s (IA) goal is to provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the risk management process. IA accomplishes its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to auditing in an effort to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk mitigation across all facets of the business.IA includes a diverse range of professionals including certified auditors, subject matter experts who specialize in IT, finance, fraud, regulations, and data, as well as strategic personnel, all working collaboratively to ensure a seamless experience for Navy Federal and its members.

Navy Federal is growing rapidly and the environment in which we operate is in constant flux, posing new and unique risks to the enterprise.  As a result, Internal Audit needs to continuously evolve in order to provide assurance to our business partners through a risk-based approach to evaluate the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and the internal control environment. 

This role will be a member of the Internal Audit Strategy Team - a versatile group of problem solvers with a wide variety of skills and experience.  The team has a wealth of expertise in Risk Management, Project Management, and Change Management. We apply these skills daily as we represent Internal Audit on initiatives, plan and execute on strategy, and support executive leadership in the daily operation of Internal Audit.

****A requirement of this position is you must be currently enrolled in college level courses or a degree-seeking program throughout the duration of the internship. Please upload your transcripts by clicking the “Attach Cover Letter" button during your application.



•    Supporting the Internal Audit Quality Assurance program in assessing quality 
     of audit files
•    Assist in process mapping, and procedural documentation
•    Build relationships across the department and be a quick learner in order 
     to understand operations
•    Candidates will make impactful recommendations to leadership and stakeholders


•    Currently pursuing bachelor’s degree or higher in related field
•    Effective oral and written communication skills
•    Skilled in various technologies, including word processing and spreadsheet 
•    Experience in the application of risk management and process improvement skills 
•    Effective research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
•    Experience in following, interpreting, and applying relevant data/instructions 
     to guidelines, procedures, practices, and regulations
•    Ability to interpret and synthesize large amounts of information

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Location:  820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180 | 5550 Heritage Oaks Drive, Pensacola, FL 32526 

Navy Federal is now hybrid! Our standard enterprise requirement for a hybrid schedule is to report on-site 4-16 days each month. The number of days reporting on-site will ultimately be determined by the employee's leadership and business unit needs. You will learn more throughout the hiring and on boarding process.

Salary Range:  $15.00 - $30.10 hourly

Navy Federal Credit Union assesses market data to establish salary ranges that enable us to remain competitive. Within this range, pay will be determined based on factors such as individual qualifications, location, and market position.

Posting End Date:  12/31/22

Job postings are subject to close early or extend out longer than the anticipated closing date at the hiring team’s discretion based on qualified applicant volume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

All employees are expected to follow our COVID-19 safety protocols.


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need. An assessment may be required to compete for this position.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.