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7 Cybersecurity Internships To Apply For Right Now

With the increasing amount of data in organisations, the ratio of cybercrime has also increased exponentially. Both large and small organisations are facing data breaches and hack more frequently nowadays. To mitigate these issues, companies are hiring cybersecurity professionals with a good pay scale. According to sources, the demand for cybersecurity professionals will increase to approximately 6 million globally by 2019. 

In this article, we list down 7 cybersecurity internships to apply for.

1| Cyber Security Intern At Hackerearth

Location: Bangalore

Responsibilities: The day-to-day responsibilities of the intern include

  • Creating problems in the cybersecurity domain based on client’s requirements and setting up backend/infra for the challenge.
  • Communicating with the client from the very beginning to understand their requirement and doing the needful.
  • Doing R&D for possible areas in cybersecurity and can be tested in a challenge.
  • Mentoring/enabling participants during cybersecurity offline/online campaigns.

Prerequisites: The candidate must have knowledge of VAPT(Manual and Automated), PKI, Binary Exploitation, Reverse Engineering. S/he must have exposure to System/network configuration, TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching, network protocols and packet analysis tools, VPNs, packet shaper, load balancer and proxy server knowledge, firewall, and intrusion detection/prevention protocols.

Duration: 6 months. The internship can start between 2nd Jul 2019 and 1st Aug 2019.

Stipend: Not disclosed

Click here to apply.

2| Cyber Security Research & Development Internship At IIT Bombay

Location: Mumbai

Responsibilities: There are two categories for selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities 

  • Category 1: Refer sources(internet-based) and find the latest attacks/exploits, develop and integrate various game modules.
  • Category 2: Analyse research papers and derive conclusions, present the conclusions and implement if approved, maintain logs as well as technical reports.

Prerequisites: Candidates from Mumbai and other neighbouring cities who have relevant skills can apply for the internship. 

Duration: 3 months. Apply by 29 July 2019.

Stipend: ₹5000-10,000 per month 

Click here to apply.

3| Security Operations Internship At New Era technologies

Location: Mumbai

Responsibilities: Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Monitor and respond to security events from managed customer security systems
  • Monitors security events from the various SOC entry channels (SIEM, tickets, email, and phone), based on the security event severity, escalate to managed service support teams, tier2information security specialist, and/or customer as appropriate to perform further investigation and resolution
  • Ensure that corporate data and technology platform components are safeguarded from known threats
  • Maintain customer build documents, security procedures, and processes
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats including applicable regulatory security requirements

Prerequisites: Candidates with knowledge in computer networking, linear programming, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and blockchain can apply for this internship.

Duration: 6 months. The selected intern can start the internship between 12th Jun 2019 and 17th Jul 2019. 

Stipend: Not disclosed.

Click here to apply.

4| Cybersecurity Internship At LearnMall

Location: Bangalore

Responsibilities: Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Taking responsibility for end-to-end penetration testing
  • Vulnerability testing
  • Understanding and resolving incident and attacks as per the process
  • Working on reverse malware engineering skills

Prerequisites: Candidate must have skilled knowledge of ethical hacking. 

Duration: 3 months. The selected candidates can start the internship between 12th Jul 2019 and 11th Aug 2019.

Stipend: ₹ 10,000 per month

Click here to apply.

5| Cybersecurity Teaching Intern At Cybernetiv Digital

Location: Mumbai

Responsibilities: Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Impart or share knowledge of ethical hacking to aspiring hackers
  • Deliver high-quality training in classrooms
  • Gather feedback and update the course curriculum
  • Stay updated with the latest vulnerabilities, hacking technologies, and practices
  • Ensure the students’ attention is held captive and provide support when needed.

Prerequisites: The candidate either must have certifications in ethical hacking (CEH) or highly skilled in VAPT and security assessments, proficient with VA/PT, especially manual testing, sound practical knowledge about IPS, IDSm and Honeypots,  hands-on experience with manual testing tools like burp-suite, etc.  

Duration: 3 months. The candidate can start the internship between 9th July 2019 and 8th Aug 2019.

Stipend: ₹ 5000 per month

Click here to apply.

6| Cybersecurity Internship At Recon Global

Location: Gurgaon

Responsibilities: Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Working on vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Performing a security audit for the website and mobile apps

Prerequisites: The candidate must have sound knowledge of OWASP top 10 & network structure, firewall, and router configuration concepts, a good understanding of social engineering and basic knowledge about web applications, exploits, network security, and malware. 

Duration: 4 months. Candidates can start the internship between 29th Jun 2019 and 3rd Aug 2019.

Stipend: ₹ 2000 per month

Click here to apply.

7| Cybersecurity Intern at Cybernetiv Digital

Location: Mumbai

Responsibilities: Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Conducting advanced penetration tests (VA/PT) to identify vulnerabilities in computer systems, websites, and applications
  • Working with VA/PT, especially manual testing
  • Working with tools like Burp Suite as well as manual testing, Bug Bounty and Hall of Fame, security frameworks like Metasploit
  • Working on IDS, IPS, and Wi-Fi hacking, reverse engineering, malware analysis, shell coding and exploit writing, providing mitigation of particular vulnerabilities, etc.   

Prerequisites: The candidates must have a CEH certification or an equivalent and who are less reliant on tools and automation would be preferred.

Duration: 3 months. The candidate can start the internship between 8th Jul 2019 and 7th Aug 2019. 

Stipend: ₹ 5000 per month.

Click here to apply.