Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP) Opportunity
with Internal Revenue Service
The Large and Mid-Size Business Division (LMSB) of Internal Revenue Service is hiring recent graduates for
Internal Revenue Agent positions under the Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP). Though called an
“internship”, this is a full-time employment opportunity. Upon successful completion of the FCIP, an
intern will be eligible for permanent placement within the Internal Revenue Service.
- A recent graduate (or will graduate by June 30, 2010) with:
o a Master of Accounting or Master of Taxation with a minimum 3.0 GPA, OR
o an MBA with a specified concentration in Accounting or Taxation with a minimum 3.0
o College coursework that includes a MINIMUM of 24 semester hours of Accounting,
including Principles (usually 2 semesters), Intermediate (usually 2 semesters), Cost
Accounting, Auditing, and an Advanced Accounting course
- A U.S. citizen?
- Willing to work in one of the locations listed on the following page?
- Eager to pursue a career in federal income tax administration, where you will receive training
and experience working with large, complex, corporate tax examinations?
If you answered “yes” to all of the above questions, please complete an online application at:
https://careerconnector.jobs.treas.gov/fcip/login . You will be instructed to register as a user. You
must register as a user even if you already have another account set up through USAjobs. Then you
must complete an online application for announcement 10PH4-LMX0255-0512-09-FCI. You will also
be instructed to submit your resume and transcripts (and DD-214 if you are a veteran).
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JUNE 30, 2010
An Internal Revenue Agent is a professional accountant who examines and audits individual, business, and
corporate tax returns to determine correct federal tax liabilities. Agents conduct examinations relating to
compliance with requirements mandated by the Internal Revenue Code. Internal Revenue Agents who work
in the Large and Mid-Size Business Division (LMSB) are responsible for administering the tax examinations
of the largest corporations in the world. They may work on teams or individually, coordinating examinations
of multinational and national corporations, and other complex entities. They frequently deal with corporations
on the most complex tax issues. These may include tax shelters, mergers and acquisitions, global
operations, transfer pricing, and more. LMSB Internal Revenue Agents work closely with their customers,
often dealing with the senior levels of corporate tax departments and/or their representatives. They face new
challenges everyday, both in research and development of issues, and in communications with taxpayers.
In 2010, IRS will be hiring Internal Revenue Agents in many of the locations listed on the following
page to begin work in September, 2010. The agents will be hired at the GS-09, with a current starting
salary of $47,448 - $56,172, depending on the location of employment. At the end of the first year, with
successful work performance within this program, interns will be promoted to the GS-11, with a current
starting salary of $57,408 - $67.963, depending on the location of employment. Upon successful completion
of the two-year FCIP, interns will be eligible for conversion to permanent placement, as well as be eligible to
compete for other promotions into the higher grades of GS-12, GS-13, and GS-14. Salary ranges at these
levels are $68,809 - $148,806.
If you have questions, you may contact your IRS recruiter OR contact Lynn Youngblood at:
email@example.com . Note the website listed above to apply for this position.
The Internal Revenue Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Potential Locations for LMSB 2010 FCIP Hiring of Internal Revenue Agents:
CT Norwalk or New Haven
MD Baltimore (alternate location only)
PA King of Prussia (alternate location
PA York (alternate location only)
UT Salt Lake City