Cyber Security Research Internship - Penetration testing, networking, and the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Norwood, MA, United States

Factory Mutual Insurance Company

FM Global's multinational presence and capabilities allow us to provide seamless insurance solutions, services and claims response around the world.

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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


We are seeking a motivated Cyber Security Intern with a strong focus on penetration testing, networking, and the MITRE ATT&CK Framework. In this role, you will conduct penetration tests on IT, OT, and IIoT systems, analyze network configurations, and identify vulnerabilities. You will also utilize the MITRE ATT&CK Framework to map attacks and provide comprehensive reports on your findings. This is an exciting opportunity for a student with a solid foundation in networking and cyber security to gain hands-on experience and further develop their skills.


As a Cyber Security Intern, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting penetration tests on IT, OT, and IIoT systems using various tools and techniques
  • Analyzing network configurations, especially Routing and VLAN, to identify potential vulnerabilities and security risks.
  • Applying the MITRE ATT&CK Framework to map attacks and understand various cyber threat methodologies
  • Documenting findings and writing comprehensive reports on conducted tests.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations to team members and stakeholders

Collaborating with the team to develop and improve Red Team tactics.


  • Interviewing for this role will begin towards the end of first quarter 2024.

  • Actively pursuing or having completed relevant coursework in cyber security, computer science, or a related field

  • Solid understanding of networking concepts.
  • Experience and knowledge of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework
  • Familiarity with common penetration testing tools and techniques (Kali Linux)
  • Excellent communication, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


    We understand that this is a co-op or intern position, but we expect candidates to have a strong foundation in networking and the MITRE ATT&CK Framework, as well as the ability to write comprehensive reports.

The hiring range for this position is $22.00 to $30.00 per hour. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.


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