Gen AI Information Security Engineer Intern

San Diego, California, United States


ServiceNow allows employees to work the way they want to, not how software dictates they have to. And customers can get what they need, when they need it.

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At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you. 

With more than 7,700+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500®, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies™.

Learn more on Life at Now blog and hear from our employees about their experiences working at ServiceNow.

Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of a job description but are deeply excited about the role? We still encourage you to apply! At ServiceNow, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all voices are heard, valued, and respected. We welcome all candidates, including individuals from non-traditional, varied backgrounds, that might not come from a typical path connected to this role. We believe skills and experience are transferrable, and the desire to dream big makes for great candidates.

Job Description

Internship Program Overview  

At ServiceNow, we’re looking for students who want to learn, grow, and take a giant step early in their careers, all while making a giant impact. We offer 12-week summer internship opportunities across various business functions.   

Interns will participate in executive speaker series, career development workshops, philanthropic efforts, and team-building activities. Additionally, interns will have access to online learnings and a dedicated Summer Coach to further grow their careers with us.  

If you want to make work, work better, we want you. To learn more, check out our Early Career Page!   

About Digital Technology  

We’re not yesterday’s IT department, we are Digital Technology. The world around us keeps changing and so do we. We’re redefining what it means to be IT with a mindset centered on transformation, experience, AI-driven automation, innovation, and growth. We’re all about delivering delightful, secure customer and employee experiences that accelerate ServiceNow’s journey to become the defining enterprise software company of the 21st century. And we love co-creating, using, and highlighting our own products to do it.  

Ultimately, we strive to make the world work better for our employees and customers—when you work in ServiceNow Digital Technology, you work for them. 

Overview of the role:

Are you a forward-thinking student with a passion for machine learning, GenAI, and a keen interest in cybersecurity? Join our dynamic team as a Gen AI - Information Security Engineer Intern. This role is tailored for individuals who possess a strong foundation in machine learning and GenAI, coupled with a desire to apply these skills to enhance ServiceNow's security posture.

As an Information Security Engineer Intern you will:  

         Self-Directed Project (50%):

  • Drive a self-directed project focusing on the development of innovative tooling using machine learning to bolster ServiceNow's security infrastructure.
  • Aim for prototype-quality deliverables, showcasing creativity and technical prowess.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security enhancements seamlessly.

Additional Responsibilities (50%):

  • Network with peer teams in Security, and GenAI at ServiceNow to learn more about different real-world applications for GenAI.
  • Do one or more of the following to learn more about security at ServiceNow: Ride along with our Purple Team engagement, participate in new service security reviews, or join threat modeling sessions to build comprehensive threat models for emerging services.



  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university as a full-time student pursuing a Masters degree, in Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or equivalent
    • Graduating December 2024, or later
  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of machine learning, neural networks, and GenAI
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, R, or Java.
  • Familiarity with machine learning frameworks and tools (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch).
  • An analytical mind for problem solving, abstract thought, and offensive security tactics.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices is a plus.
  • Personal or academic projects focused in the security domain, is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (written and oral communication). Must work well in a team setting. 

For positions in California (outside of the Bay Area), we offer a base pay of $50.02/hour, plus equity (when applicable), variable/incentive compensation and benefits. Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the base pay shown is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location. We also offer health plans, including flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, matching donations, a flexible time away plan and family leave programs.  Compensation is based on the geographic location in which the role is located, and is subject to change based on work location. For individuals who will be working in the Bay Area, there is a pay enhancement for positions located in that geographical area; please contact your recruiter for additional information.

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

At ServiceNow, we lead with flexibility and trust in our distributed world of work. Click here to learn about our work personas: flexible, remote and required-in-office.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at for assistance.

For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.

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Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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