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IT Intern, Cybersecurity

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Jersey City, NJ


Cybersecurity interns will be responsible for assisting the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) with functions related to the Secure Software Initiatives, Incident Management / SOC operations, 3rd party risk, Security Project management, as well as maintaining the enterprise-wide Information Security program.


  • Assist with security initiatives to address current and potential security risks while delivering key security requirements, metrics and adherence to security policies and procedures
  • Assist with initiatives such as Internet of Things, Secure Software, PoCs for new security solutions, security incident exercises and information security policy assessments 
  • Assist with maintaining the Chief Information Security Office internal sites and providing administrative and logistical assistance to ensure security related meetings run effectively 
  • Stay knowledgeable about current security technologies, news and events and how they impact the security policies and procedures 
  • Assist the Chief Information Security Office in preparation for Governance meetings, updating PowerPoint decks, documenting meeting minutes
  • Work closely with stakeholders to review and update documentation across different working programs within Chief Information Security Office 


  • Currently enrolled in a college/university as an Undergraduate or Graduate Student in pursuit of a degree in Management Information Systems, IT/Information Security, Cybersecurity, or equivalent
  • Verifiable course work completed in management information systems and or cybersecurity methodologies, practices and tools
  • Aptitude to translate technical information into easily understandable information for non-technical audiences
  • Propensity to learn how to work with distributed technical and operational teams, relationship building, negotiating skills and gaining experience-building rapport with diverse stakeholders
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment 
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Outstanding organization skills, attention to detail a must 
  • Strong Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills (including use of pivot tables and V-lookups) required
  • Previous Internship experience preferred 
  • Interest in obtaining security certifications such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and / or Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP in the future
  • Must be local to the Jersey City area and commit to 20 hours per week during the school semester


The pay range for this position is $16 $22 hour. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on academic classification.

IPG is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Date Posted November 22, 2022
Date Closes January 21, 2023
Requisition 445
Located In Jersey city, NJ
Work At Jersey City, New Jersey
Department GI331AE001-IT Security & Compliance
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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