Information Security Interns

American ExpressPhoenix, AZ

a month ago


Job Title

Campus Undergraduate - 2024 Technology Information Security Internship

Job Location

Phoenix, AZ

Job Overview

  • Duration: 10-week summer internship opportunity
  • Work Location: Hybrid


  • Salary Range: $24.05 to $63.00 hourly + sign-on bonus
  • Please note that the actual pay will depend on factors such as location, experience, and other job-related factors.


  • Security Incident Response/Threat Intelligence
    • Act as the front line of defense at American Express, protecting the brand, employees, assets, and card members against threats 24/7/365
    • Minimize the risk of cyber attacks and focus on the detection and response of threats
    • Monitor, detect, and respond to security events and incidents that affect AXP globally
  • Infrastructure, Application, Network, and Cloud Security
    • Drive risk reduction through the rapid identification and remediation of vulnerabilities across the enterprise
    • Deliver secure network solutions that enable secure operations and highly available products and services for our customers
    • Safeguard AXP data, customers, and brand through continuous monitoring and testing of production application environments
  • Data Loss Prevention
    • Protect our customers, partners, and colleagues from the loss of sensitive information through normal business processes and/or malicious actors
    • Monitor and block sensitive data loss where legally permissible
  • Identity and Access Management/Authentication
    • Deliver centralized Enterprise Identity and Access Management products
    • Provide authentication, authorization, and full lifecycle management capabilities
    • Reduce, manage, and monitor risk associated with identity and access to AXP resources
  • Cryptography/Encryption Services
    • Protect all forms of sensitive information, on all platforms, resulting in protection of the Brand and information assets, and regulatory compliance
    • Deliver cryptographic and key management solutions, and manage and operate secure cryptographic platforms
    • Drive continuous enhancement to data protection
  • Governance, Risk, Compliance
    • Bridge traditional boundaries between cyber and IT risk and growing partnerships with IT and the business to drive risk reduction in the enterprise
    • Innovate Risk Management through enhancements in tooling and automation of processes; expand the capabilities of technology risk management
    • Extend risk management and control expertise beyond the information security domains into IT development organizations and the business
  • Cyber & Technology Risk Analytics
    • Develop and implement advanced machine learning models that identify patterns, anomalies, and potential cyber threats, providing real-time insights to enhance American Express's security posture
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build customized data-driven solutions that drive actionable recommendations, enabling these teams to make more informed decisions
    • Help build the future by designing and leveraging Generative AI products for our Cyber Security Teams to increase workplace efficiency and consistency


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or other related field preferred
  • Students must have a graduation date between December 2024 and June 2025
  • Cyber Security education and/or experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge or awareness in information security, compliance, assurance, and/or other security standard processes and principles

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