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Cybersecurity Intern, TS/SCI with polygraph

YOUR IMPACT – Own your opportunity to be at the center of GDIT’s business operations. Make an impact by collaborating across functions to make mission success achievable.



Sponsorship is not available for this role.


At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.


What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?


GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind!  Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
  • Interact with GDIT leaders.
  • Participate in professional development.


How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own:


Our Cyber Security Summer Internship will help ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all data and systems across GDIT or client organizations. The ideal intern will have a basic understanding of vulnerability management activities (vulnerability scanning, prioritization, and remediation/patching activities). You’ll also have an interest in understanding the principles, methods, and tools for evaluating information systems security features against a set of specified security requirements. You will want to work with Information System Security Engineers to conduct Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) support services activities associated with ensuring strict compliance with all Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements. You will have the opportunity to develop cybersecurity skills, gather and research data, and contribute to the creation of customer deliverables.


What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day:

  • Demonstrated decision-making skills.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Nimble mindset and genuine intellectual curiosity
  • Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology.
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams)


The Must-Haves:

  • Currently enrolled as a rising junior in a bachelor's degree program focused on Cybersecurity (or related STEM field or engineering discipline, e.g. Information  Systems / Information Technology, Computer Science, Networking, etc) from a United States-based college or university.
  • Active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.
  • Work to be onsite at the GDIT Lee Road Chantilly location.


What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate:

  • Pursuing a certification in the field of cyber security (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, or Certified Ethical Hacker)
  • Basic knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in cybersecurity engineering, information systems, and related technical support.
  • Basic understanding of Information Assurance
  • Basic understanding of Vulnerability Management (Vulnerability Scanning, Prioritization, and Remediation/Patching activities)
  • Basic knowledge of related hardware and software


GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks