The Northwestern Medicine Cybersecurity Co-op presents a valuable opportunity for students interested in the growing field. This hands-on, paid opportunity will be located at our Chicago campus and will be a duration for at least 6 months. Selected candidates will participate in various development opportunities including shadowing other IT teams, attending leadership meetings and trainings.
The Cybersecurity Co-op’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Uphold the mission, vision and values of Northwestern Medicine.
Successfully complete projects and work tasks assigned.
Develop working relationships with staff, management, and physician liaisons that allows for successful business interactions across all levels of the organization.
Participation in activities designed for development during their assignment at Northwestern Medicine; which include:
New Employee Orientation
Networking Opportunities, including luncheons, with HR Senior Leadership
Networking Opportunities with other college internship groups within the Northwestern Medicine hospital system
Enhancing Your Personal Image Workshop
Interview/Resume Building Workshop
Full communication with department managers and staff in order to successfully transition work at close of assignment.
Additional Functions, other duties as assigned.
We have 3 Co-ops available in each of the following areas:
1. Security Logging and Monitoring
Reviewing reports from security technologies to detect anomalies and initiate appropriate procedural response
Participating in incident response activities (help in incident response coordination from identification to recovery)
As part of team will provide feedbacks on tool or process improvements in order to strengthen the organization security posture
Create/improve supporting documentation related to specific use cases (play book)
Monitoring and initiating incident response procedure based on submissions to Spamreport inbox
Must be enrolled in an undergraduate (preferably entering junior or senior year) or graduate program with a major in Cyber Security / Information Security
Experience in delivering formal presentations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Passion for cyber security and information technology
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.
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