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Verizon Communications Inc

Rutgers Security Engineering Summer 2024 Internship




Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

This posting is for students attending the Rutgers University 2023 Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair on 9/20. Candidates interested in opportunities who are not attending the Rutgers University 2023 Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair should search and apply to other roles here:

From internships and co-ops to leadership development programs and entry-level roles, Verizon's award-winning Campus program allows you to take the next step toward shaping your future. Our Campus program has been recognized with awards like WayUp's Top 100 Internship Programs and RippleMatch's Campus Forward Award. Why the accolades? It's easy. We quickly immerse our interns in meaningful work and projects that deliver tangible business impact. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to network with V Teamers across the globe, find mentors, and establish meaningful friendships that could last a lifetime. Start here and go anywhere, with opportunities across the business. When students like you join the V Team, our network becomes even stronger.

This position is for a Security Engineering intern. Some of the projects you may work on could enhance your skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • 5G Technology
  • AR/VR and Computer Vision
  • Python, Java, expert systems software
  • Database management systems (e.g., SQL)
  • access management, information assurance, intrusion preventions
  • Cloud Security infrastructure, policies & standards, loud vendor assessment, security configuration
  • Data Administration & Security data classifications, loss prevention, privacy, incident review
  • Identity & Access Management fraud identification, key management, OAuth, Open ID
  • Incident Response incident management, triage
  • Network Security external/internal network security and perimeter security

You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.

In this hybrid internship, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager. This hybrid internship may be based out of NJ or VA.

If relocation is required, relocation assistance may be available.

If you are interested in other roles and locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings as well in order to be considered.

What we're looking for...

You're a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you're always trying to perform at your personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable, and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You'll need to have:
  • Currently attending Rutgers University and attending the Rutgers University 2023 Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair on 9/20.
  • Ability to participate in our hybrid 10-week internship that takes place from June 3, 2024-August 9, 2024.
  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor's or Master's degree majoring in Telecommunications, Information Technology, Engineering, Data Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science or related majors with a completion date between December 2024 and June 2026.
  • Coursework or demonstrated experience in scripting and coding (ex: Python, Java).
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
  • Willingness to travel and work in an assigned Verizon office.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Demonstrated strong written and communication skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite.
  • Proficiency in binary analysis.
  • Knowledge of Network & Security protocols (ex: TCP/IP).
  • Knowledge of Threat Management and Incident Response (ex: Splunk).
  • Knowledge of fraud identification, key management, OAuth, OpenID.
  • Knowledge of y cloud infrastructure, policies, & standards, security configurations.
  • Understanding of penetration testing.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjY5NTk5LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif