Intern-College-Cyber Threat Landscape

San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

CPS Energy

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The CPS Energy Internship Program is designed to meet the industry’s rapidly changing workforce needs by providing local San Antonio high school and college students with public utility career experience. Through the internship program students are paired with a mentor to acquire meaningful hands-on experience that expands their understanding of how the industry works and exposes them to essential skills they must acquire or develop to be successful. The internship is not only meant for the intern to learn how to do things, but to also understand the rationale behind the strategies that are being used.


Summer 2024 Intern Cohort

Deadline to apply: February 23, 2024

Current college transcript is required for the application 

Pay Grade


Position Summary

The Cybersecurity Threat Landscape Intern plays an important supporting role in several ongoing day to day cyber operations and projects. The intern will assist management with researching, analyzing, and evaluating cyber projects that protect the organization against cybersecurity threats. The Cybersecurity Intern will support and assist Threat Landscape team in support of daily operations.   

Tasks and Responsibilities

Work as part of the cybersecurity team on various aspects of the cybersecurity field to include cyber defense, threat and vulnerability management, and role/risk reduction. The cybersecurity intern will get exposure to following areas: 

  • Vulnerability management  
  • Threat Intelligence 
  • Log analysis 
  • Malware/Virus removal and analysis  
  • Threat feed monitoring and updating 
  • SIEM tool incident monitoring 
  • SIEM tool dashboard/reporting creation and monitoring 
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance 

The internship will conclude with a security project that will be determined by CPS Energy leadership and the intern’s scholastic institution (will vary by candidate’s skillset). 

Minimum Skills

Personal Computer Usage

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.Must be currently enrolled in a related discipline.A minimum GPA of 2.5.Must currently reside within 120 miles of CPS Energy Headquarters.Demonstrated leadership potential.Self-motivated and results oriented.Exceptional communication skills.Effective networking skills.Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills.Demonstrate an interest in a career applicable to the utility industry.Participate in full-time employment with CPS Energy.Attend all activities sponsored by CPS Energy during employment.Pass a drug test and background screen prior to employment with CPS Energy.Submit application, resume, transcripts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with programming and/or scripting languages. 
  • Familiarity with information technology (IT) principles. 
  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communications skills. 


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Minimum Education

Must be a college student; currently enrolled in a related discipline

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and presenting. Use of personal computing equipment, phone, multi-functioning printer & calculator. Ability to travel to & from meetings, training sessions or other busi-related events.

Physical Demands

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator.

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

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Country: United States
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