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Summer Internship, Tech, Cyber Security (Specialist), London, 2018

Job description

The PwC Deal
No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.

Summer internship
Running during the summer, our 6 week Summer Internships offer high calibre students the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and gain a valuable insight into our business and culture. You'll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. You will be doing real work on real clients so be prepared to get stuck in.

We recognise that to bring value to our clients, we need to provide the best advice around technological innovation as it's so critical to our client's growth. If you're passionate about technology, you'll get expert training and the opportunity to specialise in a sought after discipline

Cyber Security (Specialist Advisory)
This programme is focused on supporting highly technical specialisms which help our client to detect and respond to vulnerabilities in their IT environments.

Our Specialist Advisory practice focuses on a range of highly technical niche services. You may end up spending your time helping clients as part of one of our key specialisms:

Ethical hacking - Identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the IT systems of clients
Threat detection - Identifying and monitoring malicious activity on client networks
Threat intelligence - Actively tracking and disrupting cyber threat actors and seeking out new ones, arming our clients with strategic and technical threat intelligence enabling them to stay one step ahead.
Incident response - Investigating networks and systems which attackers have compromised, assessing and quantifying the impact of the breach and advising on remediation steps.
Crisis management - Support our clients during and after crisis, helping to guide their response and advise on remediation.
Identity and access management - Working with the client to ensure that the right individuals have access to the right resources, at the right times, for the right reasons, protecting and ensuring the integrity, availability and confidentiality of data.

What you'll gain
You'll find out first-hand if this is the career for you. If it is - and you perform well - you could go back to university with a graduate job offer. And you'll certainly raise your commercial awareness and interpersonal skills to new levels. By experiencing life inside the world's leading professional services organisation, you'll develop many new skills and qualities that will be valuable whatever you choose to do.

What you need to get in
  • You'll need to be in your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or
  • You'll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed; and
  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject, however a STEM degree is preferable.
  • In addition to your degree you'll need to have a passion for a career in Cyber Security.
Outstanding potential takes many forms and academic success is just one measure. That's why we have our 'Outstanding Achievement' entry route - it's an innovative way we're able to support applications from people who may not have met the academic requirements we're looking for, but have excelled in something else.

We know that the skills and experiences you develop with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.


About PwC
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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