GTG Intern - Cybersecurity

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

Company: Grainger Businesses


About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

As an Information Security Intern, you will work with security analysts, engineers, and architects who develop standards and governance, implement security solutions, monitor our environment for signs of compromise, and develop our ability to recover from a serious incident. You will have an opportunity to join a team that focuses on a specific security function, learn about what they do, and contribute to their mission.


You Will:

  • Monitor Grainger environment for signs of compromise and respond to potential security incidents
  • Record and manage cybersecurity risk mitigation
  • Protect Grainger computer systems from internal and external threats
  • Help your colleagues become more resilient to cyber threats
  • Seek leadership experiences
  • Communicate with appropriate team members, document processes, and make technical recommendations
  • Use infrastructure tooling to provision resources and monitor essential platforms


You Have:

  • Preferably pursue a degree in Information Security/Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or Computer Information Systems
  • Expected graduation with a Bachelor's degree between Winter 2024 – Spring 2025 
  • General knowledge of Information Security field and concepts
  • High level understanding of Information Technology concepts
  • Knowledge of scripting (Python or PowerShell) is a plus
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Does not require sponsorship


DEI Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.