What is an internship? An internship is a short-term commitment to work within an organization for a specific amount of time.

The benefits of an internship are:

For Students:

  • Work within an organization
  • Gain experience in the field of cybersecurity
  • Short-term commitment
  • Make meaningful contributions to industry
  • Networking opportunities

For Employers:

  • Short-term commitment
  • Provide additional support staff for projects
  • Gain knowledge of a participant’s fit into a specific work role within the organization


EnergySec supports industry internships by:

  • Prescreening prospective interns
  • Providing pre-internship training and orientation
  • Publishing job models for use by employers in developing internship opportunities
  • Providing follow up with both interns and employers to ensure the effectiveness of the program
  • Developing a larger pool of intern candidates
  • Providing cost effective training specific to the needs of industry

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