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Employer: NYC Cyber Command
ABOUT NEW YORK CITY CYBER COMMANDNew York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City systems that provide vital services to New Yorkers from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives. As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Internet of Things Security intern will assist with the day-to-day operations and ongoing development of NYC3’s Internet of Things (IoT) Security program. – Assist Security Researchers to perform assessments on IoT devices and platforms- Conduct research on topics related to Iot/Smart City security- Assist with asset inventory and management of IoT lab assets- Document new IoT lab processes and procedures and help develop associated training- Conduct research on external partnership opportunitiesMINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSAll candidates must be enrolled in a degree bearing program at an accredited institution.PREFERRED SKILLS- Pursuing a degree or coursework in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, Information Technology, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or similar area- Students pursuing non-technical degrees who have demonstrated knowledge in computer engineering, data science, or analytics are encouraged to apply- Familiarity with or exposure to IoT/Smart City and vulnerability research is a plus- Self-motivated with a commitment to learning and continuous improvement*SPECIAL NOTEDue to the current COVID-19 crisis, this opportunity will be remote and unpaid.Summer Internships are full time internships for students in degree bearing programs at an accredited institution. This classification of interns must show either proof of their university giving academic credit, or funding from their university or an authorized 3rd party.The length of the internship cannot exceed 13 weeks and must take place between the start of June and the end of August. Students are required to work a minimum of 17 hours per week. NYC3 will provide a computer for this internship period, students will be required to have their own internet connectivity.