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Cyber Security Intern

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Cyber Security Intern

Basking Ridge, NJ
+5 locations
Ashburn, VA
Alpharetta, GA
Tulsa, OK
Irving, TX
Irvine, CA
  • Responsibilities


    This internship position – which is part of the Verizon Campus Program – will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm while learning from the best minds in the industry. You’ll be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10-week experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects within the Cyber/Information Security Organization that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program.

    In this role, you’ll be:

    • Assisting the Information Security team with data and network protection, information assurance, risk management, digital investigations, incident response efforts and special projects to protect and defend Verizon’s assets.
    • Managing projects and providing smart solutions in presentations to leadership.
    • Supporting efforts and programs to improve the company’s security posture
    • Gaining knowledge of daily business operations by attending learning programs and training sessions.
    • Communicating technical information to various technical and non-technical audiences
    • Participating in networking activities with other interns, professionals and business leaders.

    As a Cyber Security Intern, you may work in one of these areas:

    • Information Security Operations
    • Information Assurance
    • Security Engineering
    • Cloud Security Operations/AWS
    • Security Event Services/Log Analysis
    • Identity Provisioning
    • Penetration Testing/Red Team
    • Enterprise Vulnerability Team
    • Information Risk Management
    • Reporting & Analysis
    • Technical Audits


    You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

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  • Qualifications

    You’ll need to have:

    • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program in: Information Systems, Information Security, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Business IT, or related major with an expected completion date between December 2020 and June 2021.
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

    Even better if you have:

    • Strong analytical skills, communication, leadership and presentation skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G-Suite Products (Sheets, Slides, Docs)
    • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and principles related to people, processes, and technology.
    • Familiarity with some of the following technologies and disciplines:
      • Frameworks and Regulatory: NIST, FISMA, ISO-27001 Standards, GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act, PCI, Software Development Life Cycle, dev ops, Windows and Linux operating systems
      • Programming Languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Python, HTML, Net, R
      • Emerging Technology: Cloud systems such as :AWS and GCP, Big Data, Machine Learning, Splunk and logging technology, Virtualization


    You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.


    We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • Locations
    Irvine, CA • Alpharetta, GA • Basking Ridge, NJ • Tulsa, OK • Irving, TX • Ashburn, VA
  • About Us

    Verizon operates America’s most reliable wireless network and the nation’s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated solutions to businesses worldwide. Technology moves fast and so do we. We continuously innovate and learn from the best. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. With brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost, the company’s media group helps consumers stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect.