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2019 Summer Internship (U.S.) - Cybersecurity Engineer

No. of Openings:1

Position Closing Date:


Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Bechtel's internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience.  Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.

Cybersecurity Engineering interns work in multi-disciplinary teams and provide support to industrial control system cybersecurity ICS services to projects as part of the design or after design is complete.


The total number of interns and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions.  Locations will vary based on project needs and may include Reston, Virginia, along with various project sites.


General Job Duties

Cybersecurity Engineering Interns may be responsible for:

  • assisting with control system network design development;
  • evaluating vendor cybersecurity products and writing evaluations results;
  • working with NIST-based and other standards to achieve cybersecurity work activities;
  • setting up and troubleshooting cybersecurity test configurations;
  • providing logic and Human Machine Interface programming for cybersecurity testing rigs;
  • assisting in providing patch management activities for the oeverall Technical Center;
  • providing status of ongoing design and development activities; and
  • working on special projects like the ICS Trainer System and the ancillary work activities that support it.


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mech Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in one of the above fields
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain the United States without sponsorship
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mech Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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