Events Intern

Cylance Portland , OR 97228

Posted 1 week ago

WHO WE ARE

Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including "Best Emerging Vendor" from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!

OUR PROGRAM

The Stuart McClure, Founder, Executive Circle Summer Internship Program is an exclusive twelve-week opportunity, inviting interns across different disciplines to work along our senior team members and explore a career within the cybersecurity industry! Throughout the program, there are ample opportunities to participate in career development workshops, complete a meaningful resume-building project, network with the BlackBerry Cylance team, and more! Our internship program is structured to develop future thinkers, grant students access to A.I. industry leaders, and provide mentorship to eager students interested in the cybersecurity industry.

THE POSITION

BlackBerry Cylance is seeking an Events Intern interested in corporate event planning including tradeshows & conferences and gaining corporate knowledge in the cybersecurity industry. As a BlackBerry Cylance Summer Intern, you will take ownership of various projects and assisting the team to further department initiatives. Projects are subject to change based on department needs at time of the internship.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute events either on your own or under supervision by event coordinators and/or managers

  • Create budgets, manage purchase orders, and payments

  • Assist with event logistics including but not limited to rooming lists, event registration, venue sourcing, catering, promotional items, and vendor coordination

  • Assist at local events as an on-site host managing room setups, attendee registrations/check-ins, and promotional item giveaways

  • Compile a daily log to keep the Events team updated on project and assignment progress

  • Complete weekly quizzes to learn more about BlackBerry Cylance and grow cybersecurity industry knowledge

  • Assist in day-to-day activities to help further department initiatives as directed by team mentors and/or management

  • Attend all Internship program meetings, events, and career development workshops

  • Create and present a final project at the program ending ceremony to managers, mentors, and peers

  • Protect BlackBerry Cylance operations by keeping information confidential

  • Perform other duties as assigned

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Student enrolled in an accredited university in their junior or senior year (preferred), pursuing a bachelor's degree in hospitality, event management, marketing, or other related field preferred

  • Able to work full-time hours (40 hours a week) for the entire 12-week program

  • Experience with events, either tradeshows or other smaller scale social events

  • Experience with contract negotiations, venue contracts, catering, or other event related vendors

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including, but not limited to PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook programs to complete work on a daily basis

  • Utilizes critical thinking and analytical skills on a regular basis to complete tasks

  • Takes initiative and uses problem solving skills to overcome issues as needed

  • Enthusiasm, and a willingness to dive in to a project and learn

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU TO APPLY

  • Current resume

PAY RATE AND PERKS

Interns start at $15 per hour.

We offer a slew of perks such as casual dress attire and a plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, arcade games, etc. We're proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work for 2017-2018.

BlackBerry Cylance is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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