Intern - Cyber Security Operations (Hybrid)
- United States Pharmacopeia
- Rockville, MD
- Start date
- Mar 25, 2023
- Information Technology, Information/Data Security, Manufacturing & Production
- Required Education
- Bachelors Degree
- Position Type
- Full time
Accepting applications 3/24 - 3/31/2023
UNDERGRADUATE CYBER SECURITY OPERATIONS INTERN
Who is USP?
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.
UNDERGRADUATE CYBER SECURITY INTERN/How will YOU create impact here at USP?
Youll work alongside USPs cybersecurity team to understand the ever-changing cyberspace challenges USP faces. You will experience real-world cyber security threat alerts and will monitor for these security threat alerts, analyze them and notify the team. You will be exposed to those with expertise, innovation, and thought leadership to protect our USP and promote its mission and operational success. From security operations, you will learn to apply security expertise, innovative concepts, and technology solutions to address every facet of our cyber challenges.
What are examples of projects that I might work on?
- Vulnerability assessment infrastructure
- Supply Chain Risk Assessments
- Respond to anomaly detection through security alerts.
- Respond to Security preventative, detective, and administrative controls. Current security controls include:
- Malware detection/prevention
- Network access controls
- E-mail spam and virus filtering
- Web browser proxy filtering
- Remote access and two-factor authentication
- Assist with daily review, follow-up, and research of exceptions identified by cybersecurity tools and services.
- Assist with special projects as assigned, including security investigations, risk assessments, and employee training.
Who USP is Looking For?
Bachelor's degree in progress applicable to the internship project.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired:
As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully present vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our workfrom the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.
Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Job Category Contingent Staff
Job Type Full-Time
USP is an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines. We are working to strengthen the global supply chain so that the medicines people rely on for health are available when needed and work as expected. We do this through establishing public scientific standards and programs that help ensure billons of people around the world have access to safe and quality products.
USP aspires to be a diverse, inclusive, innovative, and engaging organization that empowers and engages staff and volunteers to contribute to its mission to improve global health. We are committed to creating a culture where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, family status, and where they can contribute their full potential to accomplish our mission.
At USP, you’ll join a talented and diverse team of 1,200 scientific, technical and public health professions, working in state-of-the-art facilities and collaborating with the world’s leading experts from industry, academia, healthcare, and government to address public health challenges and advance cutting-edge innovation.
Whether you’re helping to establish new USP standards, creating key resources to address emerging health issues, or providing critical technical assistance in the developing countries, you’ll be inspired by the positive impact your work has on building public trust and a healthier tomorrow.
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