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Cybersecurity & IT Analyst Intern

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Health Tech Access Alliance | Rockville, MD
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Health Tech Access Alliance


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January 27, 2020
May 21, 2020
January 20, 2020
$14 per hour to start with increases possible based on performance
10-20 hours per week for semester starting in mid to late January thru May, with opportunities for permanent position

Paid or academic credit internship for students with strong interest in Cybersecurity and Health IT careers. Come help us build an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to building capacity for our nation’s community health centers and other small and medium size healthcare providers serving the underserved. Health Tech Access Alliance works with community health centers and medical providers serving low-income, uninsured and Medicaid patients across the U.S. to protect patient privacy, protect against cyberthreats, and improve emergency preparedness. HTAA also trains health workers, especially women and minorities, for Health IT jobs.

Position:       Cybersecurity & IT Analyst Intern

Reports to:   Executive Director

Summary:    The intern will work with cybersecurity and compliance experts focused on providing actionable data to small and medium healthcare organizations, including community health centers, home healthcare, and other providers. Must be motivated, see security as a way of life, and bring strong communication, research and writing skills in addition to technical information technology experience and skills. The intern will be expected to perform tasks which help them hone their understanding of online threat actors, vulnerability management, penetration testing, intelligence processes, and business risk management. Exceptionally capable, talented and motivated individuals may have the opportunity for a permanent position.

Responsibilities:

·      Conduct vulnerability scans to assess for cybersecurity vulnerabilities

·      Conduct penetration testing to assess system security for healthcare organizations

·      Analyze data from scans and pen tests to prioritize top threats and risks

·      Use analytics and intelligence gathering to identify and detect attacks, and aggregate data to recommend remediation steps to prevent future attacks

·      Assist with drafting reports, graphs and charts based on scans and testing to help healthcare organizations develop remediation plans

·      Assist organizations with resolving technical IT and cybersecurity issues

·      Research new cybersecurity threats, risks and strategies to help healthcare organizations improve risk management and preparedness

Skills Required:

·      Technical aptitude, IT systems experience, and/or understanding of IT system skills including networking, provisioning and data center operations

  • Understanding of Information Security Fundamentals including
  • Network Security
  • DLP Monitoring
  • Endpoint Security
  • Web and Email Security

·      Fundamental data analysis and forensic skills

·      Familiarity with or willingness to learn regulations and guidelines such as HIPAA, NIST, and COBIT

·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·      Diligent attention to detail


Contact: Carol Loftur-Thun, Executive Director            carol@HTAalliance.org

Paid or academic credit internship for students with strong interest in Cybersecurity and Health IT careers. Come help us build an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to building capacity for our nation’s community health centers and…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits
  • Paid

Benefits

HTAA offers:

  • Paid or academic credit internship
  • Small, friendly office and staff a few blocks from the Rockville Metro
  • Flexible hours--we will work with you around class commitments
  • Outstanding opportunities to learn, grow professionally, and be exposed to a wide variety of career building opportunities
  • Some remote work may be possible
  • Strong commitment to diversity and an inclusive workplace

HTAA offers:

  • Paid or academic credit internship
  • Small, friendly office and staff a few blocks from the Rockville Metro
  • Flexible hours--we will work with you around class…

How to Apply

We invite you to apply and join our team. Please send your resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to us via email by Monday, January 13th with "Cybersecurity IT Analyst Intern" in the subject line.

We invite you to apply and join our team. Please send your resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to us via email by Monday, January 13th with "Cybersecurity IT Analyst Intern" in the…

Location

Suite 400, 11140 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-3104

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