Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today's businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM's clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.
Your Role and Responsibilities
During your 10-12 week summer internship, you'll have an exciting opportunity to:
Join our IBM North America intern community and meet other IBMers during networking events, special team events and career development activities
Participate on a consulting project or initiative and experience first-hand how we help transform their business
Focus on our clients' technical and business needs to co-create solutions that add value
Work collaboratively to deliver innovative solutions for clients
Develop an understanding of our client's future state goals and processes, then define the steps needed and leading technologies to help turn their goals into reality
Learn about a client's industry, tackle new challenges, and learn about how their business and technology intersect.
At IBM, we prioritize ongoing learning, development of technical and core skills, and investing in your personal growth, all grounded in a culture of coaching and mentorship - you'll get exposure to all that and more as an intern.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Enrollment in a Bachelor's degree program in Cybersecurity, Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field.
Strong interest in cybersecurity and a basic understanding of security concepts.
Familiarity with operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and macOS.
Knowledge of networking fundamentals and protocols.
Proficiency in programming or scripting languages (e.g., Python, C/C++, PowerShell).
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
Can translate business requirements into technical solutions
Demonstrate leadership experience and ability to adapt, with willingness to readily take ownership of tasks and problems
Have initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
About Business UnitIBM Consulting is IBM's consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients' businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.
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Location StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for up to 8 paid holidays, minimum of 56 hours paid sick time and the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan. IBM offers paid family medical leave and disability benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law.
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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