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Join the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management   

2022 Internships 

Make an Impact from the Mountains to the Coast 

As the primary fiscal adviser to the Governor of North Carolina, work at OSBM is high-impact public service. We provide policy, strategic, financial, and economic analysis in education, healthcare, social services, criminal justice, environmental regulation, economic development, transportation, and other policy areas. 

2022 internship assignments will depend on the applicants’ qualifications and interests. Interns likely will be asked to: 

  • Analyze a variety of policy proposals and programs, 
  • Research policies and practices in other states,  
  • Write memos and white papers on a variety of topics, 
  • Create databases and datasets, 
  • Perform data and statistical analysis,  
  • Create dashboards, 
  • Work on cross-functional teams to advance the office’s strategic goals, and 
  • Monitor bills and committee meetings during the 2022 legislative session. 

Qualities We Seek 

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills,  
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively, 
  • Resourceful, curious, committed to public service, 
  • Ability to work well in teams and independently, 
  • Relevant work experience and/or significant coursework in public policy analysis, public budgeting, economics, accounting, and/or statistics, and 
  • Current graduate or upper-year undergraduate student. 


We expect interns to work a minimum of 32 hours per week for at least 8 weeks, generally between April and August. Interns will be paid $15 per hour. Part- or fulltime telework opportunities are available, depending on projects. 

Internship Application Process 

Melissa Sincebaugh 

NC Office of State Budget and Management 

Re: Internship 

Mail Service Center 20320 

Raleigh, NC 27699-0320