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IT Information Security Specialists

Atlanta, GA
Delta Air Lines
About the Role
Job Title Intern, IT - Information Security (Summer 2024) Job Location United States, Georgia, Atlanta Job Overview Delta Air Lines is seeking IT Information Security interns to join their team. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work on ...

Information Systems Security Officers

Laurel, MD
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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Job Title Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Job Location Laurel, MD - 20723 Job Overview The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is seeking an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join their team. As an ISSO, you wil...

Information Security Managers

Tampa, FL
MITRE Corporation
About the Role
Job Title Intern - Cyber or Information Security Job Location Hybrid Job Overview MITRE leverages deep technical knowledge to perform defensive cyber operations, enable offensive objectives, and conduct adversary emulation. As an Intern working in cy...

Information Security Interns

Phoenix, AZ
American Express
About the Role
Job Title Campus Undergraduate - 2024 Technology Information Security Internship Job Location Phoenix, AZ Job Overview Duration: 10-week summer internship opportunity Work Location: Hybrid Compensation Salary Range: $24.05 to $63.00 hourly + sign-on ...

Information Security Interns

Mechanicsburg, PA
Select Medical
About the Role
Job Title Information Security Internship Job Location Mechanicsburg, PA, US Job Overview Select Medical is pleased to offer the 2024 Summer Internship Program at our corporate office located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. This 12-week paid internsh...

Information Security Managers

Honolulu, HI
MITRE Corporation
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Job Title Internships in Cyber or Information Security Job Location Honolulu, HI - 96844 Job Overview At MITRE, we are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges in cybersecurity and information security. As an intern in this field, you w...

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IT & Cybersecurity Skills FAQ

What skills are required to work in IT and cybersecurity?

Technical aptitude and an understanding of the way networks, systems, and databases are built and administered will help entry-level professionals succeed in IT and cybersecurity roles. When it comes soft skills, communication and problem solving are often noted as key for success in IT and cybersecurity roles.

Do I need any special certificates to get a job in IT and cybersecurity?

There are many certification programs out there for professionals at various levels to advance their cybersecurity careers (and earning potential). Many of these certificates are for mid-career professionals, but some popular certificates for beginners are the Security+ certification from CompTIA and the GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF) certification.

Do I have to know how to code to work in IT?

As with many other technical careers, coding is not always a requirement for entry-level cybersecurity and IT roles, but an understanding of computer programming often helps those interested in IT and cybersecurity to land and succeed in key roles, in addition to increasing earning potential.

Here are the most popular jobs for college students in the industry

Information Technology Analyst

Help manage the key technology systems that your business relies on, from installation, to updates, to troubleshooting.

Information Security Analyst

Monitor companies’ security risks and implement software to better defend against breaches.

Junior Penetration Tester

Evaluate system security by simulating cyberattacks and performing ethical hacking.

Network Security Analyst

Analyze companies’ security systems and implement systems and measures to protect corporate systems.