What does an Information Security Analyst Intern do?

As an Information Security Analyst, you will design and implement IT security systems to protect the organization's computer networks from cyber attacks. You will also help develop organization wide best practices for IT security. You will monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software and document all security issues or breaches you find.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science with a minimum of 3 years of experience in information security. You need to be proficient with MAC and OS with experience in penetration testing and techniques and installing security software and documenting security issues. In addition, you will have excellent written and oral communication skill and understand patch management and firewalls, antivirus and IDPS concepts.

  • Install security measures and operate software
  • Upgrade systems to enable security software
  • Install and upgrade antivirus software
  • Test and evaluate new technology
  • Perform penetration testing
  • Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT security requirements
  • Gather feedback from end users to continue to improve systems
  • Design, analyze and implement efficient IT security systems
  • MBA in Information Systems, preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in information security
  • Proficient with MAC and OS
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced with penetration testing and techniques
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities
  • Understand patch management
  • Knowledge of firewalls, antivirus and IDPS concepts
  • Experienced in installing security software and documenting security issues_
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Cyber Security Intern Salaries

Average Base Pay

$90,854 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $91K
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Information Security Analyst Intern Career Path

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Mar 2, 2020

“Things like unlimited PTO and working four 10s are nice but really nothing was done to fix morale and stress.”

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Senior Information Systems Analyst
Jan 31, 2020

“I enjoyed the responsibility of overseeing multiple high profile projects which impacted internal and external customers.”

Junior Cyber Analyst
Oct 9, 2019

“Wesleyan have provided me with amazing opportunities and have allowed me to develop my career massively since joining.”

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Junior Cyber Security Administrator
May 30, 2021

“Everyone is really helpful and the support is enough to get up to speed with the details about the job.”

Information Security Analyst
Aug 28, 2019

“I also had a great Director of Security Assurance that truly cared about the professional development of subordinates.”

Security Analyst
Jul 18, 2020

“Great path driven training that helps you get to a career you can grow in.”

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Value Access
Oct 5, 2021

“Being able to work on a single project that had real strategic implications was great and I was simultaneously able to connect with amazing employees.”

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Dec 7, 2020

“Bad hours and pay is not great”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an information security analyst intern

When working as an information security analyst intern, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are CAD/CAM, NC Programming, Scripting, Windows Server, and VERBAL Communication.

The most similar professions to information security analyst intern are:
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Security Architect

The most common qualifications to become an information security analyst intern include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.