IT Cybersecurity Co-op/Internship

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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
  • Shadowing
  • 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
 
Basic responsibilities:
  • 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
     
    Requirements:
  • 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
     
    Desired:
  • Incident response methodology experience/knowledge
  • Knowledge in SIEM technology experience/knowledge
  • Network security controls (Firewall, IPS, Advance Threat Detection technologies, Network Behavior Analysis…) experience/knowledge
  • Endpoint security controls experience/knowledge
  • Penetration testing experience/knowledge
  • Active in the cyber security community (publication, presentation at conferences/school, blog discussion group…)
  • Participated in cyber security challenges/competitions
2. Security Awareness and Training
 
Basic responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of the Cyber Security Learning Center (CSLC) site
  • Researching new content for CSLC
  • Pulling reports from the phishing platform for management review and tactic evaluation
  • Coordinating resources for ongoing phishing campaigns
  • Coordinating awareness activities with inter-department partners
     
    Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate (preferably entering junior or senior year) or graduate program.
  • The ideal candidate is pursuing an Academic major one of the following majors:
  • Internal Business Communications
  • Adult Education
  • Organizational Development, or Training.
  • Must be comfortable with the MS Office Suite of tools, has an interest in, or has had classes in Cyber Security, Privacy, Compliance, or Policy Development.
3. Vulnerability Management
 
Basic responsibilities:
  • As part of the Threat and Vulnerability Management team the candidate will help in vulnerability risk management tracking (review ticketing system and help coordinate risk remediation teams effort)
  • Vulnerability assessment tool and process improvement
  • Perform threat intel activities:
    o Research threat pertinent to NM environment
    o Package information for distribution (report for management, report for technical teams…)
  • Asset management responsibility in vulnerability assessment system for accurate risk assessment
  • Research vulnerability potential impact and exposure for the organization
  • As part of the team, propose risk reduction strategy when remediation is not possible
     
    Requirements:
  • 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
  • Project management skills
  • Passion for cyber security and information technology
     
    Desired:
  • Windows administration experience/knowledge
  • Vulnerability management methodology experience/knowledge
  • Risk management experience/knowledge
  • Vulnerability assessment tools (Nessus, Nmap, rapid 7 nexpose, rapid 7 metasploit…)
  • Penetration testing experience/knowledge
  • Active in the cyber security community (publication, presentation…)
  • Participated in cyber security challenges/competitions
     
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  • Current enrollment in a Undergraduate or Graduate program

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