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Cisco ASIG Summer Internship 2022

Internship Description

The Advanced Security Initiatives Group (ASIG) at Cisco is looking for a Security Research Engineer (SRE) Intern for Summer 2022. The SRE intern will gain hands-on experience while assisting full-time ASIG engineers in evaluating the security risk posed by Cisco products and services. ASIG interns learn to adopt an attacker mindset and will be trained in the sophisticated tools, techniques, and processes that the ASIG team uses to identify security vulnerabilities. The interns develop their ethical hacker skills at the same time as broadening their knowledge of Cisco customer offers. They then put those skills and knowledge to work on a Summer project where they will, under the direction of a full-time SRE lead, perform hands-on manual security assessment work with the resultant goal being more resilient and hardened offers used by global Cisco customers.

Preferred Majors

Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related majors.

Preferred coursework/experience

Security-related experience or coursework; C, C++, or Python/Ruby, or a commonly used programming language; Operating system concepts; Unix; Network protocols; Cloud and CI/CD technologies; Web technologies.

Preferred extra-curricular

CTF participation; Active in Security-related organizations; Security-related certifications


US Citizenship is required for an internship in this role

To apply, please contact:

John Gibson,


Posted 10-12-21