Cybersecurity & Digital Risk Consultant Intern

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Cybersecurity & Digital Risk Consultant Intern

Grand Rapids, MI
  • Responsibilities


    Joining our Risk Consulting practice is an opportunity to help make the world more honest, transparent, safe, and secure. From day one of your career, you will assist our clients to transform their governance, embed risk in their decision-making and maintain efficient compliance. We will enable an entrepreneurial and innovative environment for you to deliver transformative risk consulting services and to develop deeply specialized skill sets demanded in today’s market. We offer the opportunities to expand and enrich your career, while allowing you a balance your personal life, through a flexible work environment, robust talent development program and attractive benefits.

    We are the technical leaders of our firm that assist community, regional, national, and international clients assess and refine their information security posture, technology implementations, and regulatory compliance. Our clients are companies in most major industries, such as manufacturing, high-tech, financial services, banking, healthcare, transportation, government, entertainment, insurance, and higher education.

    Our team will help you will become an Information Security Specialist within your first couple of years. Starting from day one, you will be in the field working side by side with our security professionals and directly with our clients around the country! This is not a typical desk job. A number of our team members have also presented their research and tools developed at security conferences around the country.

    Daily opportunities to expand your technical expertise and communication skills as you work on client projects with our team, such as:

    • Cybersecurity Strategy Consulting
    • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management
    • Information Security and Risk Management Consulting
    • Server, Application, and Network Infrastructure Security Reviews
    • Information Security Program, Process, and Technology Implementations
    • Incident Management and Forensics Services
    • Patient Health Information Security
    • Classroom learning and on-the-job training alongside experienced security consultants to increase your skillset
    • Opportunities to contribute to research and open-source projects that are shared with the InfoSec community
    • Access to an industry leading Cybersecurity lab environment for client delivery, research, development, and training
    • Opportunities to participate in our industry leading Innovation program where you can receive the financial and resource support to turn your ideas into solutions
    • Real world experience in diverse client environments locally and around the globe
    • Working in an environment where firm leaders are approachable and expect to work closely with you
    • Access to industry leading consultants and senior firm leadership including firm Partners
    • Mobility Program that allows our employees to work anywhere that is most convenient for them when not on client projects
    • “Dress for Your Day” Policy that encourages casual attire at work
    • Travel Points (loyalty program and credit card points that you earn when you travel, you keep for personal use)
    • Overnight Travel Bonuses for nights spent away from home
    • Cell phone reimbursement when used for work
    • Fitness Center reiumbursement
    • Opportunities to pursue technical certifications and attend Information Security conferences
    • Road Warrior Program to reward those who travel frequently in the firm
    • Crowe has been recognized across the country as a “best place to work”
  • Qualifications

    Desirable Pre-Requisite Knowledge and Skills:

    Information Technology fundamentals, including:

    • Critical network services (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, and DNS), where they reside on the OSI model, and how they technically function to provide basic connectivity to a system
    • Routing and Switching
    • Traditional and Next-Gen Firewalls
    • System Administration (Windows & Active Directory and/or Linux/Unix)
    • Database Administration (Microsoft SQL, Oracle)
    • Web Application Frameworks (ASP.NET, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby)

    Information Security standards and concepts, such as:

    • Risk Management
    • System and Application Hardening (Security Engineering)
    • Network Infrastructure Security
    • Access Management
    • Security Assessments and Penetration Testing
    • Security Operations
    • Technical Writing using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook)


    This is a fast-paced environment with a high learning curve, so we provide many resources and on-the-job training opportunities – if you are willing to learn and build your areas of expertise, you will succeed

    Candidates must:

    • Be willing to travel 50%-75% (2-3 weeks per month)
    • Our team travels mostly around the continental US (international travel possible)
    • Most travel consists of 3 or 4 overnights per week
    • Have a passion for Information Security and be willing to share your knowledge and lessons learned with the team and the security community
    • Have a desire to continue personal growth through continuing professional education, self-study, pursuit of technical certifications, and mentoring/training less experienced team members
    • Be capable of independently managing time and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Be able to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences, such as company officers (CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, COOs) and Audit Committees


    We are seeking college juniors, seniors or graduate students completing their studies in 2020 and are pursuing academic degrees in one of the following preferred majors (or similar background):

    • Information Technology
    • Cybersecurity, Information Security
    • Information Assurance
    • Cyber Forensics
    • Systems or Network Engineering and Administration
    • Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • A minimum 3.0 GPA (major and cumulative) is required; 3.2 GPA (major and cumulative) is preferred. A focus on information and network security areas would be beneficial but is not required.
  • Industry
    Management Consulting
  • About Us
    Crowe LLP is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. As an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, Crowe serves clients worldwide.