Cybersecurity Summer 2021 Internship- Undergraduate
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Chicago, IL 60684
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.
Your Role and Responsibilities
At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the world’s most complex problems – there is no better place to grow your career!
As the number of security breaches continues to rise, so does the need for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals. IBM Chief Information Security Office (CISO) is tasked to defend IBM company against cyber attacks and is committed to helping grow the skills and talent required to address the shortage of cybersecurity professionals.
The goal of CISO cybersecurity Program, is to attract hire and retain diverse top talent early professionals globally with cybersecurity knowledge, skills and experience.
Projects you may be working on include:
Work with IBM subject matter experts, learn and assist with several tasks including how to identify crown jewel assets, methods to protect them and test to ensure they are well protected.
If you have strong technical skills, attention for detail, great organizational skills, a desire to help others succeed, motivation and a passion for creating and supporting great products, and an interest in Computer Science, Engineering, Analytics, Cybersecurity, then consider an internship with IBM CISO Program.
Intern positions are available at multiple IBM office locations (Armonk NY; Austin, TX; and Herndon, VA.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
+ Cybersecurity curriculum/courses
+ Cybersecurity project experience
+ Engineering background
+ Strong Analytical skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
+ Undergraduate degree in Cybersecurity / Information security
+ Interest in making a career within cybersecurity
About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world’s most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.