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Security Operations Internship


At Verizon, we do much more than sell technology. We deliver Security solutions that enhance threat visibility and secure the global reach of businesses. No one can match Verizon’s capability to design, build and securely operate integrated global networks, cutting-edge information systems and mobile technologies.

If you are curious about Cybersecurity and exploring careers in this STEM field, then this internship may be perfect for you. Working closely with our Security Operations teams, you’ll be part of an exciting high school internship program. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in meaningful work and real-life projects, be exposed to how our Security teams keep our enterprise customers safe, and get hands-on experience in the work that our Security Specialists perform daily. You will be introduced to useful tools and resources that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program. These are high-impact roles working closely with the Verizon Security team and customers to identify and recommend improvement opportunities and solutions to address customer business security challenges

What you will be doing:

Possible security assignments for interns include:

  • Automation of manual reports.

  • Automation of manual process workflows into automated playbooks.

  • Review of Python-based scripts.

  • Research creation of API calls.

  • Review, synchronization and consolidation of security operations process documentation.

  • Updating security playbooks, documentation and team process documentation.

  • Reviewing and updating security operations quality assurance (QA) checklists.

  • Vulnerability research (ie: vendor advisories, best practices, and reference currency).

  • Security tools familiarization.

  • Shadow/exposure opportunities with various security teams professionals for security career familiarity.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Current enrollment at National Academy Foundation (NAF) partner High School and referred by NAF teacher.

  • Willingness to align to Verizon's Basking Ridge, NJ location (the internship program will be virtual, however the posted location will be your assigned office location).

Even better if you have:

  • Demonstrated interest in STEM

  • Knowledge and skills relevant to STEM roles

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills

  • Knowledge of any one computer programming language

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