Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Information Trust Institute (ITI) – 2023 Summer Intern Program

The Information Trust Institute (ITI) seeks students interested in a Summer Internship. ITI comprises various interdisciplinary (technical and non-technical) researchers, developers, program managers, and faculty working on primarily federally funded, security-focused, research projects in data analytics, application development, and security risk mitigation. ITI pursues innovative solutions to challenges related to the protection of both information and operational systems within the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure. 

ITI will interview candidates for an 8 to 10-week summer internship program (June through early August). ITI Innovation Interns will have an opportunity to support the execution and completion of various cybersecurity-focused initiatives. The internship program has two distinct tracks: one focusing on programming and technical support for research activities and the second on design, program management, operations, and data analysis. ITI seeks passionate students interested in working together in a dynamic research environment to assist with the assessment, development, and translation of innovative solutions that facilitate cyber risk and threat identification, enable trusted systems, and enhance mitigation capabilities.

Selected interns would support ongoing research projects, participate in active programs, and assist with completing various deliverables. Interns will gain a deeper understanding of cyber threat mitigation and valuable work experience in various aspects of cyber risk research and solution development. At the end of the summer, interns will have a chance to present what they learned from their experience.

Intern Roles and Responsibilities

Program Management and Operations Support Role Focus: 

  • Work with project teams to develop content in support of project status reports and summaries
  • Assist in the research and development of innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Transition technical work to business stakeholders
  • Create and deliver reports and presentations of project work and results
  • Explore solutions and business cases for cutting-edge and emerging technologies
  • Act as a data consultant to provide solutions to ongoing programs
  • Design content and solutions in support of education, workforce development, and operations
  • Employ continuous improvement methods to streamline the innovation process

Programmer/Developer – Technical Role Focus: 

  • Assist with software/hardware development and support the creation of new applications.
  • Work on enhancements to existing systems
  • Engage in technical assistance to developmental projects
  • Participate in the design and testing of software/hardware components and programs
  • Develop and enhance applications using languages including but not limited to: Python, Typescript (JavaScript), SQL, Java, Go, C/C++, C#, HTML, CSS, etc., and using appropriate frameworks such as Node.js, Nuxtjs React, Vue.js. 
  • Learn and translate cyber-focused tools and equipment in support of research initiatives

Qualification and Experience: 

  • A registered full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred 
  • Will consider undergraduates in STEM paths, engineering, computer science, business, data science, and other related majors based on experience, background, and role focus 
  • Programmer/Developer Role requires competence with one or more programming languages

If interested, please submit your application with your resume and cover letter here by 3/24/2023.