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Application Security Intern

New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City systems that provide vital services to New Yorkers from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives. 

As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.

The Application Security intern will assist with the day-to-day operations and ongoing development of NYC3’s application security program.  

- Assist the Application Security team with the development and implementation of performance improvements across services and platforms
- Assist Application Security Engineers with software security assurance for cloud-based and homegrown solutions 
- Support agency compliance with cybersecurity policies and standards, and the best software and data security practices
- Conduct research on topics related to secure software development lifecycle and developer security training 

All candidates must be enrolled in a degree bearing program at an accredited institution.

- Pursuing a degree or coursework in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, Information Technology, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or similar area
- Students pursuing non-technical degrees who have demonstrated knowledge in computer engineering, data science, or analytics are encouraged to apply
- Familiarity with software security and data privacy basics
- Familiarity with web/non-web/native mobile software programming technologies (Java, C#, java script, HTML and etc) structures and logic is a plus
- Familiarity with OWASP Top 10 is a plus
Self-motivated with a commitment to learning and continuous improvement

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, this opportunity will be remote and unpaid.

Summer Internships are full time internships for students in degree bearing programs at an accredited institution. This classification of interns must show either proof of their university giving academic credit, or funding from their university or an authorized 3rd party.

The length of the internship cannot exceed 13 weeks and must take place between the start of June and the end of August. Students are required to work a minimum of 17 hours per week. 
NYC3 will provide a computer for this internship period, students will be required to have their own internet connectivity.