GPSU Cybersecurity Fall Internship

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Training
Information Technology
Computer networking
Operating systems
Cyber security
Performance management
Preventive maintenance
Project management
Applicant tracking system
Scheduling
Communication
SPAM
Information security
Partnership
Leadership
Collaboration
Mentorship
Internet

Job Details

GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation's top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

As an intern at GuidePoint Security, you will work closely with industry-leading subject matter experts to provide first-class cyber security services. Interns will complete in-house training programs, while working on projects to enhance their security knowledge and skills. Interns will gain experience through:
  • Hands-On Technical Development
  • Real-World Security Response
  • Collaborative Project Work
  • Team and Position Shadowing
  • Partner-led Vendor Training and Certifications


Are you a good fit for the role?

We are looking for candidates eager to begin their journey within the security industry. An ideal candidate will:
  • Have a basic understanding of information technology, networking, operating systems and security
  • Have a genuine passion for information security
  • Be motivated and eager to learn new skills
  • Have demonstrated efforts toward entering cybersecurity, which may include:
    • Obtaining certifications
    • Attending trainings
    • Pursuing a formal education
    • Participating in industry organizations
    • Contributing to personal or industry projects


Internship Details and Expectations:

This is a part-time, remote paid internship that is offered as part of a GPSU cohort running from Sept 3 - Nov 27, 2024. Interns are expected to:
  • Work between the hours of 11am-4pm EST Monday through Friday
  • Have a personal computing device and access to high-speed internet during working hours


While the internship does allow flexible hours, interns will often be required to attend trainings and shadowing opportunities between the hours of 11am - 4pm EST, Monday - Friday. It is vital for the intern's development to attend these events, so we can only accept candidates who are available during these hours. For more information on our GPSU program, please visit our website .

The below perks are for those that join the GuidePoint team full-time following the internship.

We use Greenhouse Software as our applicant tracking system and Free Busy for HR screen request scheduling. At times, your email may block our communication with you. Please be sure to check your SPAM folder so that you don't miss updates on your application.


Why GuidePoint?


GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 1000 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 4,200 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks....
  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option
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