Cybersecurity Intern

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 15, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Are you ready to put what you are learning in the classroom into action and gain some real-world hands-on experience? Dewberry is seeking a paid, part-time Cybersecurity Intern to be part of our Cyber Security team. As a member of the Cyber Security team the Intern will work on a number of tasks and projects around the enterprise IT compliance programs and also the detection and response activities for the Dewberry Corporate network.

This is a remote internship opportunity.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Assist Cyber Security team with compliance related activities to prepare for security audits.
  • Help respond to security alerts received from various detection platforms and work to better automate the processes.
  • Work with MSSP to respond to alerts received for Dewberry.
  • Review / resolve vulnerability assessments.
  • Monitor threat and vulnerability reports and determine best course of action.
  • Assist in the auditing of systems against system baselines and correcting any issues that are discovered.
  • Execute initiatives and other activities as required.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to one of the following areas: Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security or related IT discipline.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and basic research skills.
  • Solid organizational skills with a focus on meeting deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Driven to learn and continually looking to gain more knowledge.
  • A person who possesses the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to seek out assistance when needed.
  • Ability to work well alone or with others.
  • Strong curiosity and desire to grow professionally in security and technology.
  • Must have familiarity with Office Products and Windows OS

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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