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BlackBerry | Portland, OR
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The Stuart McClure, Founder, Executive Circle Summer Internship Program is an exclusive twelve-week opportunity, inviting interns across different disciplines to work along our senior team members and explore a career within the cybersecurity industry! Throughout the program, there are ample opportunities to participate in career development workshops, complete a meaningful resume-building project, network with the BlackBerry Cylance team, and more! Our internship program is structured to develop future thinkers, grant students access to A.I. industry leaders, and provide mentorship to eager students interested in the cybersecurity industry.


BlackBerry Cylance is seeking a Cybersecurity Research & Intelligence Intern interested in assisting an Advanced Research Group and gaining corporate knowledge in the cybersecurity industry. As a BlackBerry Cylance Summer Intern, you will take ownership of various projects and assisting the team to further department initiatives. Projects are subject to change based on department needs at time of the internship.


* Learn and understand state-of-the-art attacker techniques using various attack frameworks (e.g. MITRE)
* Assist creating solutions to remediate against attacks
* Use C# create tools to detect and identify advanced attacks
* Assist in day-to-day activities to help further department initiatives as directed by team mentors and/or management
* Work on a given project, as outlined by the manager and/or mentor at the beginning of the Internship program
* Attend all Internship program meetings, events, and career development workshops
* Create and present a final project at the program ending ceremony to managers, mentors, and peers
* Protect BlackBerry Cylance operations by keeping information confidential
* Perform other duties as assigned


* Student enrolled in an accredited university in their junior or senior year (preferred), pursuing a bachelor's degree
* Able to work full-time hours (40 hours a week) for the entire 12-week program
* Familiarity with programming language like C# and Python
* Display a curiosity and interest in cybersecurity from your involvement in clubs, hackathons, school projects, seminars or webinars you have attended, etc
* An understanding or a desire to understand and learn how cyberattackers penetrate systems and stay persistent
* Basic understanding of operating system fundamentals
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including, but not limited to PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook programs to complete work on a daily basis
* Utilizes critical thinking and analytical skills on a regular basis to complete tasks
* Uses problem solving skills to overcome issues as needed
* Stays organized, while paying close attention to detail before submitting any work


* Current resume

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About BlackBerry

From the very beginning we’ve been pioneers in secure, mobile communications technology. Today, that pioneering spirit is stronger than ever. At BlackBerry you can help shape the way the world communicates, collaborates, and gets things done.

Your ideas and contributions will quickly find their way into the products spanning from smartphones, to mobile enterprise software and services, to the Internet of Things. Today’s rapidly changing world only makes us more eager to break new ground and bring new innovation to market.”

Bring your degree and your desire for excellence to BlackBerry. You’ll have endless opportunities to play a role in creating cutting edge mobile technology. We’re committed to leading the industry by creating the world’s best and most innovative technology. Make your ideas a part of our combined success. 

A career at BlackBerry can take you anywhere you want to go. Opportunities to follow your passions are limitless.

The pace is fast. The challenge exciting. The rewards deeply satisfying. This truly is a world of ideas in action. Come see for yourself. Find out more at blackberry.com/careers.