Cybersecurity Intern

Administrative/Clerical ATLANTA, Georgia


Description

Position at Genuine Parts Company

Are you ready to spend your summer as a part of something special? Imagine being part of a company whose reputation for excellence paves the way for endless success. At Genuine Parts Company (GPC), people build long-lasting, highly satisfying careers and make a real difference in the community.

GPC has been driving success for over 90 years due to a family of 50,000+ dedicated, intelligent, and innovative employees. But this is the best part – all our businesses throughout the world emphasize the growth and development of our team members by providing opportunities for mentorship and advancement.

The role:

This is the ideal role for a student who is searching for challenging and exciting projects, professional growth, and fun networking opportunities with a Fortune 200 company. As a Cybersecurity Intern at GPC, you’ll have the opportunity to handle a broad spectrum of cybersecurity tasks to increase the security posture of our clients and cybersecurity awareness throughout the business, while learning about a global distribution organization.

This is the right opportunity for you if you:

  • Enjoy using technical skills to improve the cyber defense practices of a large organization
  • Thrive and excel with challenging deadlines and managing multiple priorities
  • Want to learn how a global leader in the distribution of automotive parts, industrial parts, and office products operates day-to-day

A day in the life:

  • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources.
  • Document and escalate incidents (including event's history, status, and potential impact for further action) that may cause ongoing and immediate impact to the environment.
  • Perform cyber defense trend analysis and reporting.
  • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack.
  • Provide daily summary reports of network events and activity relevant to cyber defense practices.

What’s in it for you:

  • Participate in biweekly Lunch and Learn events with company leaders
  • Attend a Braves game and volunteer time with fellow interns
  • Explore the history of the company through a multi-day orientation, complete with a tour of the Atlanta Distribution Center
  • Present your summer project to fellow interns and GPC executives

What you’ll need:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, seeking degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

And if you have this, even better:

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Multilingual skills (Spanish, French, etc.)
  • SANS Certifications

Why GPC may just be the right place for you:

  • Stable Fortune 200 company with a “family” culture
  • Environment that works hard, yet takes care of employees
  • Opportunity for accessing multiple career paths
  • Ongoing training and development, with support from leaders and your team

Additional information for you:

GPC has great careers for people with all backgrounds and interests. So, if after reading this, you don’t think this is the perfect fit for you, check out the list of other opportunities we have at jobs.genpt.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.