Information Technology Security Internship Summer 2019

CNA Financial Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

CNA's IT Summer Internship Program is looking to find candidates who can work in a dynamic and fast pace 10-12 week training program that provides hands-on experiences and unique opportunities in the areas of Information Security.

Program Features and Benefits:

  • Challenging, innovative assignments that provide real-world experience in applying business, technical skills and security knowledge to short term projects

  • Hands on experience with a variety of security fields that are critical to keeping the business safe

  • Direct experience with members of the security operations team in incident response exercises

  • Exposure and opportunities to meet with members of our Senior Leadership Team and learn about their personal experiences in the insurance industry

  • In-depth education on our organization, our industry and how insurance companies make money

  • A comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry and real insight into the variety of IT security career tracks that are available within insurance

  • A dedicated manager and a mentor who will guide you throughout your prospective internship(s) and career entry point at CNA

  • A peer "buddy" who will help acclimate you in making the transition to a corporate environment

  • Professional and personal development activities and ongoing feedback and coaching on performance

  • Networking events with peers and members of our management team

  • Presentation of your summer project results to our IT Senior Leadership Team and the opportunity to gain insightful feedback regarding your achievements

  • Consideration for potential FT placement upon graduation

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior (undergraduate) or in first year of Masters program pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

  • A minimum 3.25 GPA is required (overall and major)

  • Effective problem solving and analytical aptitude

  • Passionate about the Security Industry

  • Familiarity with security incident response frameworks and incident handling

  • Some previous work experience preferred

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and the ability to cultivate and maintain positive business relationships

  • Strong organization, project management, and research skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future Internship

Location: CNA Corporate Headquarters is located in the Chicago Loop at 151 W. Franklin.


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Information Technology Security Internship Summer 2019

CNA Financial