University of Redlands

Internship Opportunity

The University of Redlands Information Security Office (ISO) is announcing an internship program for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The ISO has created two internships for University of Redlands students of color interested in a career in the information security field. The internships are funded through a generous grant from the University’s Inclusive Community and Justice Fund. The internships will provide experience working with security operations at the University, writing security policies, and participating in security evaluations and investigations. The selected individuals will be awarded a new laptop, a subscription to a top technical training site, and a voucher for a top information security certification exam & study material.   The internship will conclude in April 2021. Application deadline extended to 10/31/2020 @ 11:59PM.

Roles and Responsibility

Create and update Information Security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.

Draft announcement emails to the UoR community

Create IT security training materials

Research and evaluate applications and services for use by the institution.

Assistance with the deployment and upkeep of the information security website content.

Provide first level compliance monitoring and investigations.

Assist with forensics analysis and fact gathering.

Assist with vulnerability assessments for specific applications, services, networks, and servers as required.

Assist with various security tools

Assist with access & account reviews

Record and track IT security incidents, including but not limited to copyright violations, compromised accounts, e-mail threats, and abuse reports from various sources.

Help manage the University of Redlands – ISO social media

Attend ISO & ITS meetings as needed

Requirements

Internship is open to students of color

Must be a University of Redlands student in good standing and must remain a student for the duration of the internship. 

Must maintain good (digital) citizenship.

Must uphold, enforce, and abide by all institutional policies.

Strong writing skills. An essay on learning objectives and personal goals, along with a sample IT security policy to be submitted with application.

 
  • Essay needs to explain why you are applying, what you wish to gain, and how this will assist you in your career path.
 
  • Should be a minimum of 200 words in length, 
 
  • typed, double-spaced with correct spelling and grammar. Must be available to work for 8-10 hours per week.
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Must participate in an exit interview with ITS leadership and present on experience of the internship

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