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Information Services Cyber Security Internship (Summer 2022)


Zurich is currently looking for an Intern, to support our IT Services, Information Security team out of our Schaumburg, IL offices.


This intern will work under immediate supervision and perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor. 


Primary project you will work on:

  • Conducting vendor security risk assessments
  • Supporting additional security team functions


You will learn:

  • Understanding how to assess security risks associated with vendors 
  • Other opportunities are dependent on the intern’s existing skillset and areas of interest.


Other development opportunities:

  • Working with the Chief Information Security Officer, Business Information Security Officers, and Information Security Analysts to gain a better understanding of cybersecurity and how it impacts a Global organization.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2022
  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior) and no prior years of experience required in the Administrative area
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely   


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with risk assessment frameworks, such as NIST CSF, ISO 27k family, COBIT, etc.
  • Course work/interest in:
    • Security awareness
    • Incident Response
    • Security policy and procedure development
    • Cybersecurity metrics
    • Disaster recovery
  • Problem solving skills in customer focused environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Intermediate Excel Skills (Vlookup/pivot tables etc.)
  • Quick Learner
  • Experience in a leadership role 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA)


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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