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Recruitment #19-005302-0003


The Maryland State Retirement Agency is the Administrator of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.  The System is a multi-employer, public employees’ defined benefit retirement system composed of twelve (12) separate retirement and pension systems with additional plan components, covering approximately 193,000 active members and more than 150,000 retirees and beneficiaries.  The Agency is currently recruiting for three (3) Accounting Summer Internship positions for its Finance Division.


$10.46 - $13.25


120 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

These summer internship positions will assist the Finance Division performing various accounting related duties in the General Accounting, Payroll, Finance and/or Office Services Units.


Education:   In order to be considered for an internship, candidates must: 

Be a current college freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student;

Be majoring in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or related field. 

Experience:   Minimum of six months' prior work experience.


Six or more credits in accounting;  

Working knowledge and hands on experience using Microsoft Word and Excel; 

Prior work experience in an office environment;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Strong mathematical aptitude;

Eager to learn and motivated to be a team player.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


Applicants may be evaluated based on education, training and experience in relation to the requirements and qualifications listed for the position.  You must possess the minimum qualifications in order to be selected for a State job. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week. All information concerning your qualifications must be included on your application and submitted by the closing date. We will not consider incomplete applications.

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Applicants must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform Act to be hired.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:  

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

Please submit an official college transcript along with your application to confirm your major and year status. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

Due to the confidential nature of the work, selected candidates must undergo and pass a background check.

Should there be any questions regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.     

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay  

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.