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🚀 Internship

Information Security Intern - Summer 2024 - Chicago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • The candidate must be pursuing a degree in information security or related fields, possess strong academic performance, excellent communication and collaboration skills, demonstrate professionalism and a strong work ethic, and be able to work both remotely and in-person.
  • The Information Security Intern will support the Cyber Defense team in analyzing threats, communicating risks, managing operations, and optimizing cybersecurity protocols for Grant Thornton LLP in Chicago.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Software Engineering•Chicago


  • Grant Thornton’s InfoSec Intern will participate in an 8-week program in the area of Cyber Defense Operations. This internship will also work closely with Grant Thornton’s Enterprise Transformation (ET) team and intern program.


  • Pursuing degrees in: Information Security, Information Technology, Cyber Security Engineering, Computer Science, etc.
  • Leader that demonstrates Grant Thornton’s CLEARR values: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility
  • Strong performing student academically with interest in technology and a creative mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Team Collaboration: Willingness to work collaboratively in a team environment. Capacity to learn from and contribute to the knowledge of peers.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrated professionalism, reliability, and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work in both remote and in-person work environments (Chicagoland Offices)

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • The Cyber Defense team is a specialized and collaborative group focused on safeguarding an organization's digital assets from cyber threats. Comprising experts in network security, threat intelligence, incident response, and vulnerability management, the team actively identifies, mitigates, and responds to potential security risks. Through the use of advanced tools and methodologies, they monitor network traffic, prevent unauthorized access, and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical data. Constantly adapting to emerging threats, the team fortifies the organization's defenses, enforces security policies, and plays a pivotal role in maintaining a resilient security posture, instilling confidence in stakeholders regarding the protection of sensitive information.
  • Support the Cyber Defense team’s Operational Readiness. This position’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist with the triage of threats and vulnerabilities that could potentially impact GT.
  • Provide necessary analysis of potential threats and create awareness communications as needed.
  • Communicate threat and risk related issues across the organization as per established communication procedures.
  • Contribute to operational management activities, ensuring the efficiency of cyber defense operations and coordinating renewals for essential tools and services.
  • Collaborate with the Cyber Defense team to streamline internal processes and optimize resource utilization, contributing to the ongoing enhancement of cybersecurity workflows and effectiveness.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Feb 19, 2024