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Cybersecurity Intern

What You'll Do  
Internships at Cisco Quantum Lab provide an excellent opportunity to work on groundbreaking research in different areas of quantum information and to connect with a network of world-class research groups. As part of the team, you contribute to research projects, develop working prototypes of systems, and publish papers in conferences and journals.
Who You'll Work With  
Cisco Quantum Lab, part of Emerging Technologies and Incubation (ET&I) Group, is passionate about identifying breakthrough emerging solutions that build new markets and businesses for Cisco. The team also continues progress through Cisco’s significant work with standards bodies and manages research partnerships with leading-edge universities. 
Who You Are  
Minimum Requirements: 
  • B.Sc. in electrical engineering, computer science or a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of network fundamentals and secure communication protocols such as TLS, VPN, IPSec.
  • Proficient in one or many of the following languages (Python, C++, Java).
Preferred Requirements: 
  • Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, computer science or a relevant field
  • Knowledge of post-quantum cryptography
  • Research experience and publication in security and networking theory
Why Cisco 
#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.  
We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box!  
But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)  
Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.  
So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 
Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.