Information Security Interns

East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC

a month ago


Job Title

Self-Help-Information Security Intern

Job Location

Not specified

Job Overview

The ECU Department of ITCS Security is seeking an Information Security Intern. This internship offers hands-on experience in information security, allowing students to develop and refine their skills in preparation for success in the global market. Interns will have the opportunity to learn and apply skills in areas such as IT risk management, technology security assessment, security awareness, and cyber security incident response functions.


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  • Review weekly reports from Department of Homeland Security and process the ECU IT Vulnerability Awareness SOP.
  • Maintain the Risk Acceptance (RA) Repository in Team Dynamix and reach out to stakeholders in advance to alert them of RAs scheduled to expire.
  • Assist in the Technology Security Assessment (TSA) processes.
  • Assist the Information Security Office in developing security awareness materials for staff, faculty, and students.
  • Participate in knowledge sharing with other information security analysts.
  • Execute security controls as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of networking protocols and technologies, and knowledge of server and workstation operating systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


We're looking for highly capable sophomores or juniors (or seniors if returning after serving previously in a similar internship), typically majoring in disciplines including Information and Computer Technology, Computer Science, Technology Management, Network Technology, Cyber Security, and Management Information Systems (although other relevant majors may also be considered). Candidates should have exceptional grade point averages, as well as leadership, communication ability, and community service experiences. Interns will work part-time, approximately 15-20 hours per week, under the supervision of full-time information security specialists.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Computer Science23%

  • Management Science12%

  • Computer And Information Systems Security Information Assurance8%

  • Computer Engineering6%

  • Cyber Computer Forensics And Counterterrorism5%

  • 113 other majors45%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Ernst & Young
  • PwC
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Greenville, NC | $2,910/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,077

  • Miscellaneous$771

  • Food$502

  • Utilities$288

  • Transportation$272


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