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Program Description

  • *Serco follows all CDC state and local COVID-19 recommendations. To accommodate, this internship will be 100% virtual and will not include any on-site visits to Serco locations.**

Serco’s Training and Experience Program (STEP) is designed to provide undergraduate university and college students paid accredited internship opportunities to gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. STEP emphasizes developing the workforce of the future. Our goal is to help you build a career roadmap that provides you with challenging and rewarding learning experiences with Serco.

Serco offers internship opportunities across the following three career tracks: Business, Technical, and Engineering. Our 2021 internship opportunities are available throughout the U.S. and Canada and begin on May 25th and conclude on August 13th, with 1 week off July 5th – 9th. You will work with your manager to identify the best working schedule for... you – working no more than an average of 36 hours a week with the added perk of half-days on Fridays.

In addition to gaining hands-on experience, you will attend training sessions taught by skilled leaders in our company which provides training to better prepare you for a full-time career. These training sessions range from finance, personality in the workplace, presentation skills, resume building, and more. In addition, we believe great ideas come from all levels of the company! Because of that, each year we challenge our interns to work in diverse teams to develop, propose and execute on a project that improves our ways of working. Throughout this project you will work with Senior Sponsors and meet with members of our Executive Team.

Position Description

As the Information Security Intern, you will be responsible for helping to develop a risk management program based on industry best practice frameworks, develop methods for aligning/integrating existing security exception and plan of action and milestone (POAM) mechanisms for risk ownership and mitigation purposes. You will also coordinate the development of a SharePoint based risk ledger with the intent of providing a centralized storage and reference point. Information Security is a very hot skill set in the current Washington DC/Metro job market. This role will expose you to Corporate Information Security and give you a good level of understanding of how best to balance information security risk management along with the needs of the business.

You will be working day to day with the Corporate Information Security Operations team. Your role will be to assist with the development of an information security risk management program that is aligned with Serco’s Corporate Policies and industry best practices around information security. You will also help develop the tools necessary to capture and track exception request as well as an overall risk ledger that would be a SharePoint version of the standard corporate risk spreadsheet. In addition, you will also interact with the Corporate IT Operations and Delivery team.

Roles and Responsibilities - Function as part of the Corporate Information Security team to identify, assess, and help mitigate InfoSec related risk as part of our day-to-day business.- Be able to apply information security best practices and techniques to the corporate environment.- Be able to assess risk mitigation profiles that are aligned with our Corp policies.- Collaborate with the wider Corp IT team in identifying and discussion risk management and mitigation controls.- Help build the necessary tools to capture and track risk within the environment.



  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. - Preferred fields of study: Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology, or a related field of study.- Ideal candidates are rising juniors, seniors, or Spring 2021 graduates.- Foundational understanding of information security and risk management.- Proficient in Microsoft Office.- Self-motivated with a strong work initiative and attention to detail. - Strong customer service, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.- Demonstrated experience collaborating in a team environment.- Passion for learning with a wide degree of creativity and curiosity.
    Company Overview
    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets

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