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Intern Cyber Defense (Summer 2023)

Posted Date:  Mar 8, 2023
Requisition Number:  117308

Location: Hershey, PA/Remote 

Duration: Summer 2023



The Information Services department at The Hershey Company has open internships for analytically minded, tech-savvy undergraduate and graduate students. Technology and analytics are elemental to all aspects of Hershey business. Hershey has a diverse global team focused on providing robust innovative capabilities, partnering on analysis to drive successful business outcomes and embraces an entrepreneurial mindset to create an environment that is exciting, compelling, innovative and dynamic.



We are looking for a Cyber Defense Intern for the IS Security team who will participate in threat intelligence, threat hunts, detection and response, and automation and orchestration.



  • Develop and mature Threat intelligence technologies and capabilities, potentially including
    • Knowledge of adversary tactics and techniques
    • Knowledge of the intelligence cycle, planning, collection, analysis, etc.
    • Developing Strategic, Operational, and Tactical Threat Management processes
  • Develop and mature Security Operations technologies and capabilities, potentially including
    • Knowledge of adversary tactics and techniques
    • Knowledge of big data and scripting (SIEM, Python, and PowerShell)
    • Knowledge of packets and logs across firewalls, proxy, networks, hosts
    • Knowledge of detection processes and response processes
    • Building detections in coordination with Tier-1-2 SOC
    • Developing and automating responses in coordination with Tier-1-2 SOC



  • Experience with Linux and Windows
  • Passion for analytical problem solving
  • Quick learner through formal and self-guided education
  • Pro-active self-starter with a desire to make an impact
  • Ability to work in teams or individually
  • Courage to challenge the status quo and take smart risks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.



  • GPA of 3.3 or higher preferred
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with quantitative, STEM focus (e.g., Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology - other degrees will be considered).

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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