U.S. Government Accountability Office

About the program

GAO is an independent, non-partisan agency that works for Congress. GAO examines how taxpayer dollars are spent and provides Congress and federal agencies with objective, non-partisan, fact-based information to help the government save money and work more efficiently.

Why students love U.S. Government Accountability Office

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Hear about the student experience

I loved getting to experience all the history of Washington, D.C. while developing my professional skills. GAO also did a great job of helping the interns to have cultural experiences.