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Cyber Security Summer Internship 2021

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London +1 more
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London +1 more

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

Spend your summer developing your hacking skills, researching cutting edge security topics and gaining hands-on experience working with one of the world's leading cyber security specialists.

What does the F-Secure Consulting Internship Programme look like?

F-Secure Consulting's award-winning internship programme is designed to find and develop the next generation of Security Consultants. After receiving the Princess Royal Training Award in 2018 in recognition of the quality of the internship programme, F-Secure Consulting has continued to build on the programme’s strengths to ensure our interns gain as much experience and knowledge from the programme as possible.

Interns at F-Secure complete practical training courses in application security, network security, malware analysis, cryptography and threat hunting to provide them with the core technical skills required by penetration testers around the globe.

Upon completion of the training, interns work side by side with F-Secure’s world renowned researchers to investigate a chosen area. Past research topics have included cloud security, the Windows kernel, machine learning applications to security, malware characteristics and detection, and global cyber security strategies. Previously one of F-Secure’s interns discovered an 0-day in a popular enterprise application and earned a CVE in the process.

Interns are encouraged to share their research through conferences and publications. Examples of F-Secure’s world leading research can be found on F-Secure Labs – https://labs.f-secure.com/

The final part of the internship is spent shadowing F-Secure's consultants on real-life engagements to obtain valuable experience in how cyber security techniques are applied in the wild.

Who should apply?

Are you a psychologist who has taught themselves some python and is excited about security? Interns at F-Secure often come from a computing background, however, applicants from diverse backgrounds with a strong work-ethic and desire to learn are encouraged to apply.

Internships are generally for those that are either in-between academic years or available for the summer only. Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate technical competence, self-motivation and a passion for security.

When is it?

Internships are paid, 10 weeks long and take place over the summer period. The next programme will begin on Monday 28th June 2021 at our London and Basingstoke offices.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
Malware Analyst
"I joined F-Secure straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.


1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

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