OpenTheBooks.com is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to government transparency.
In 2021, we captured $12 trillion of federal, state, and local public expenditures. Our mission is to capture and post “Every Dime. Online. In Real Time.”
We open the books and audit them.
Our previous oversight topics include the Congressional Favor Factory, the Veterans Affairs Scandal, the Militarization of Federal Agencies, the National Foundation on Arts and Humanities, Farm Subsidies in Urban Areas, the Federal Subsidy of Ivy League, Inc. and many more.
Our audits consistently make national news, such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Yahoo! Finance, National Public Radio, C-SPAN, FOX News, BBC, Newsweek, Drudge Report, The New York Times, and Sinclair Broadcast Group on 200 ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliates across America.
We are seeking self-motivated, creative, and hard-working interns to work within an oversight team.
Excellent writing skills are prized. A strong interest in research and government affairs is essential. All majors are welcome.
Our spring semester internship is remote and with hours scheduled to fit academic calendars. It’s a paid internship at $12 per hour or more in states with higher minimum wage.
Using excellent writing skills to draft case studies.
Researching government spending in Microsoft Excel databases.
Working with several other interns on a team
Excellent writing skills, experience using Microsoft Excel, attention to detail, hard work ethic, and a positive attitude