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IT Security Intern

DEPARTMENT: University Information Security Office (UISO) is charged with designing and implementing IT security through policies procedures, standards and guidelines.

POSITION: IT Security Intern

SUPERVISOR: Director of IT Security


  • Must have 10 hours a week available.
  • Must be a full-time Fordham student in good academic standing.
  • Maintain good citizenship.
  • Must uphold, enforce and abide by all University policies.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Preference given to students with working knowledge of TCP/IP, Microsoft Word, Visio, and Excel, and web design (html or WYSIWYG editor).
  • Preference given to students enrolled with a concentration in Information Technology or majoring in Computer Science.


  • Provide grass root documentation for policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Research and evaluate applications and services for use by the UISO. Provide a matrix when possible, detailing features within each different application or service.
  • Design and maintain a web presence for the UISO. This includes but is not limited to providing links or incorporating features such as a “Tip of the Day” or security and virus threat watches available from most vendors.
  • Assistance with the deployment and upkeep of the UISO website content.
  • Provide first level compliance monitoring and investigations.
  • Assist with forensics analysis and fact gathering.
  • Assist with vulnerability assessments and penetration testing for specific applications, services, networks and servers as required.
  • Assist with UISO applications/tools including but not limited to SIEM, IPS, Netflow, email gateway protection, and DLP tools.
  • Perform compliance audits against University-accepted security controls.
  • Record and track IT security incidents, including but not limited to copyright violations, compromised accounts, email threats, and abuse reports from various sources.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Advance Excel and PHP are a huge plus to have for this position.

COMPENSATION: $17.00 per hour

Apply online. You are required to attach your resume to the application.