Cyber Policy Summer Intern at NYC Cyber Command

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Employer: NYC Cyber Command

Expires: 05/01/2020

About New York City Cyber CommandNYC Cyber Command was created in 2017 by Executive Order to lead the City’s cyber defense efforts, working across more than 100 agencies and offices to prevent, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats. NYC Cyber Command is committed to protecting NYC infrastructure and critical systems from malicious attacks through the use of the latest technologies, public-private partnerships, and regular training and exercises for City employees.About the PositionNYC3’s Security Sciences Division is seeking a motivated Cyber Policy Summer Intern to support our cybersecurity mission during the summer 2020 term. Under the supervision of the Security Sciences Senior Advisor, the Cyber Policy Intern will help develop procedures and standards for implementing internal security controls and update citywide cyber policy. The intern will also work with the Security Sciences IT Project Manager to learn about project management and help manage ongoing projects designed to deploy new defensive capabilities across NYC. Additional activities include: Edit cyber policy and procedure documents prior to final publication Research local, state, and federal cybersecurity legislation relevant to NYC3Develop processes to manage Security Sciences’ budget and contractsRecommend and collect metrics for Security Sciences strategic objectives Research trends in Identity & Access Management (IAM) and the “Zero Trust” model Provide recommendations for Security Sciences’ cyber workforce management Manage project plans and track short-term project deliverables This is a full-time paid internship position for the summer 2020 term. Start and end dates are flexible.Eligibility Requirements for Summer InternsStudents who will be enrolled full-time during the Fall 2020 semester in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited institution; ORStudents graduating in Spring/Summer 2020 with either a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree from an accredited institution (recent Masters/PhD graduates are not eligible).All internship applications must include a resume/CV and a cover letter in order to be considered. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in the position and why you are the best candidate. The cover letter should not simply repeat the information available on your resume/CV.Preferred Education, Skills, and KnowledgePursuing a degree in public policy, political science, economics, or security studies with a demonstrated interest in cybersecurityPursuing a degree in computer science or cybersecurity with a demonstrated interest in public policyStrong written and oral communications skills Basic knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols Basic knowledge of core cybersecurity technologies Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks (NIST CSF, CIS Controls, etc) Familiarity with cybersecurity laws, statutes, and executive directives. Knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of federal agencies with cybersecurity mandatesExperience completing projects according to outlined scope and timeline Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job, and self-directed training