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Undergraduate Cybersecurity Intern - Summer 2024 - Work Study or Regular Pay

As an undergraduate Cybersecurity intern, you will play a crucial role in supporting our organization’s information security efforts. You’ll gain hands-on experience and contribute to critical projects related to network security, business continuity, and disaster recovery. Here are the key responsibilities:

  1. Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Development:
    • Collaborate with IT Services staff to create and implement a comprehensive COOP. This plan ensures that essential services continue during unexpected disruptions (such as natural disasters or cyber incidents).
    • Participate in risk assessments, identify critical systems, and develop strategies for maintaining operations under adverse conditions.
  2. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Documentation:
    • Work directly with Network Operations Center (NOC) staff to compile necessary documentation for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
    • Assist in documenting processes, procedures, and recovery strategies.
  3. Network Switch Replacement Project:
    • Support the network team during network switch replacement or upgrades.
    • Assist with pre- and post-replacement tasks, including inventory management, configuration backups, and testing.
  4. Network Documentation:
    • Collaborate with network engineers to maintain accurate and up-to-date network documentation.
    • Help document network architecture, configurations, and security controls.
  5. Other duties as assigned.


  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at UW-Whitewater in Cybersecurity, IT Security,  IT Business Management, or a related field.
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in information security.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.