2024 Summer Intern: Security Awareness Specialist

SpectrumMaryland Heights, MO
Paid Internship

3 months ago


Job Title

Information Security or Cybersecurity Internship

Job Location

Remote or hybrid

Job Overview

We are seeking motivated rising seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in Information Security or Cybersecurity. This is a learning-intensive program that offers essential business insights and hands-on experience in the field. The internship is a full-time, 10-week commitment from May 29, 2024, through August 2, 2024. Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.


We believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life. For more information, please visit our compensation and benefits page.


During your internship, you will have the opportunity to work with two teams: your respective department and your intern peer group. Approximately 80% of your schedule will be dedicated to department and team-focused projects, while the remaining 20% will be allocated to professional development sessions and networking activities. Some of your responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with the company's simulated phishing program, including communications, initiating phishing tests, monitoring, and reporting results
  • Drafting internal communications for the Security team and collaborating with the Internal Communications team to distribute them
  • Collaborating with Information Security team members and other departments, such as Internal Communications and Learning Solutions
  • Researching and staying abreast of trends in security threats and education
  • Participating in identifying the top human risks to our organization and the behaviors we need to change to mitigate those risks


Required qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an accredited College or University with a bachelor's degree expected between December 2024 - May 2025
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater in the current program
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for Charter Sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in software including Adobe, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; strong ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Proficient use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required; ability to use web design software preferred
  • Skilled in HTML and CSS programming languages
  • Tableau data visualization experience is a plus
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize tasks

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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 Science21%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering11%

  • Computer Engineering10%

  • Management Science6%

  • Mechanical Engineering5%

  • 290 other majors44%

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

  • Microsoft
  • Intel Corporation
  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Google
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

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Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




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Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Maryland Heights, MO | $2,906/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,092

  • Miscellaneous$803

  • Food$444

  • Utilities$306

  • Transportation$261


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