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College Intern - Cybersecurity

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At Skillsoft, we propel organizations and people to grow together through transformative learning experiences. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. Join us in our quest to transform learning and help individuals unleash their edge.


The Cybersecurity Internship is an opportunity for the fresh grads/pursuing grads from the Engineering/Sciences with a knowledge on cybersecurity, it’s an opportunity for the trainee to gain hands-on experience cybersecurity under the guidance of our experienced cybersecurity professionals and he/she will exposed to various of information security, functions of cybersecurity such as the vulnerability management, threat management, incident response & handling, security platform engineering and compliance requirements in an enterprise organization.

It’s an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to gain practical experience in cybersecurity with he/she spending their time in understanding the nuances of operational and functional aspects of cybersecurity.

Opportunity Highlights: 

1. Vulnerability and Threat Management

  • Vulnerability scanning and validation of the of the information, research the impact of any new vulnerabilities along with the team.
  • Understand and create proactive approach towards the vulnerabilities with the help of the team and stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the team requirements and help the team with researching into the vulnerabilities.
  • Work with the team to address the vulnerabilities, patching and assist in accomplishing the VM & TM requirements.

2. Security Incident Response and Handling

  • Work and support in incident response and handling investigations and activities.
  • Assist the team in security related projects during the internship and help in establishing maturity for the function.
  • Analysis and monitoring of the security logs , events and incidents generated by the security tools.
  • Researching, analysing threat and open source threat intelligence with the team and creating actionable items.
  • Working with tickets and resolving an incident response ticket.

3. Compliance and Audit

  • Will work with internal and external audit requirements to facilitate roll out of compliance processes.
  • Participate in the audit requirements and readiness checks if any.
  • Understanding the compliance process and procedure.
  • Process administrative tasks using Microsoft Word and Excel with the team.

4. Platform engineering

  • Understanding the cybersecurity tool stack and the platform engineering process.
  • Understanding and working with at least one technology and supporting the same.
  • Working with the team on tasks related to platform engineering and implementation.
  • Working with tickets and attending to tickets related to platform.

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Currently pursuing a BE in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or other domains.
  • Basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts, including network security, encryption, authentication, access control and other core cybersecurity skills
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocols , email, DNS, Firewall, IDS/IPS, Load Balancers.
  • Familiarity with common operating systems (Windows, Linux) and network protocols
  • Understanding of C,C++, Java computer programming language.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and methodologies

Target hourly range for this job requisition is anticipated to be $20 hourly.  Internship length June 17th - August 16th. 

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. This internship opportunity is for a fixed duration and may lead to full-time employment based on performance and business needs. If you are excited about the prospect of joining a leading team in the digital and IT space, we encourage you to apply for this unique opportunity to kickstart your career.


Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

Skillsoft is partner to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft (US) Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

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