Security Consulting Engineer (Intern) United States

CiscoRaleigh, NC
Paid Internship

3 months ago


Job Title

Security Consulting Engineer Intern

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

  • Collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced mentors, and develop relationships with colleagues.
  • Take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions with real-world impact.
  • Support customers through the entire lifecycle of security solutions, from understanding business needs to optimizing existing solutions.
  • Interact with other Cisco organizations to learn how they contribute to achieving business goals.
  • Acquire technical and consultative skills required to delight Cisco customers.


  • Salary range reflects projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits.
  • Base salary for non-sales roles; base and incentive compensation target for sales positions.
  • Individual pay determined by hiring location, skillset, experience, and relevant education.


  • Attend on-site design and configuration sessions with a Security Consulting mentor.
  • Collect requirements from customers to meet critical business goals.
  • Define business goals and requirements for integration efforts with a team mentor.
  • Support large-scale design efforts for customer network integrations.
  • Configure lab devices with templates or system configurations for customers' production implementations.
  • Analyze and design policy creation for various security solutions.
  • Provide feedback to improve customer configurations aligned with business goals.
  • Evaluate customer logs or NetFlow data for improvement recommendations.
  • Learn and understand Security Policies, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines.
  • Leverage programming languages and automation platforms to develop tailor-made automation capabilities for customers.


  • Upcoming graduate of a technical degree or certification program.
  • Knowledge of IT systems, networking concepts, TCP/IP protocols, network devices and applications, OSI 7-layer model, or code development.
  • Desire and passion for Information Security and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work well in small dynamic teams and balance multiple responsibilities.
  • Comfortable handling ambiguity and unknowns associated with technical projects.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working on remote teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

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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
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Raleigh, NC | $3,215/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,431

  • Miscellaneous$832

  • Food$407

  • Utilities$278

  • Transportation$267


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