Cybersecurity Intern
Reading, PA  / Tanner, AL 
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Job/Internship Description

Position Title (Job Code): Cybersecurity Intern or Coop
Grade Level: TBD

FLSA Status (Applicable Exemption): Exempt
Principal Work Location: Reading
Department: I.T.
Reports to (Title): Security Manager
Number/Type of Employees Supervised: 0

Principal Purpose of Position:

  • Performs basic security operations duties including handling requests from Business and IT teams.
  • Monitors threat intelligence feeds and updates security metrics
  • Examines malware and malicious scripts
  • Administers logical access controls and performs recurring entitlement reviews
  • Assists with patch and vulnerability management
  • Updates standard operating procedures and as-built documentation
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Learns and aids in security system configuration and helps with software lifecycle management


Know-How includes every kind of relevant knowledge, skill, and experience, however acquired, needed for acceptable performance in a job or role. Know-How has three dimensions: Practical/Technical Knowledge, Planning, Organizing and Managerial Knowledge; and Communicating & Influencing Skills. In the space below, please list the minimum requirements within each of the categories.

Education and/or Training:

  • Currently enrolled in degree for computer science or related field.

    Relevant Work Experience:

  • Entry level position performing routine assignments. Develops competence in own area by performing structured and/or routine work. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems; applies limited judgement and discretion. Depends on others for instruction, guidance and direction
  • General knowledge of Information Technology
  • Understanding of basic security concepts like encryption, separation of duties, and malware
  • Some familiarity with security best practices and industry standards (e.g. NIST, ISO, CIS, COBIT, OWAP, etc.)
  • Experience performing research and communicating findings technical and non-technical audience

    Planning/Organizing/Managerial Knowledge:
    (Ranges from task-focused to integrating related functions, to broadly strategic integration)

  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Individual contributor able to advance duties independently as well as collaboratively with a team

    Communicating & Influencing Skills:
    (Does the job require communication, reasoning with others, or changing behaviors?)

  • Strong collaboration skills and comfortable working in a team environment


    Indicate those statements that describe the process by which this position solves problems. Show the % that the relevant statement represents among all problem solving done by this role. The sum of percentages indicated for each category should equal 100%. For each relevant statement, give an example of a problem and the method of resolution.

    The problems are similar to each other and have a limited number of predefined solutions. Standing procedures/plans and/or a structured routine directs the problem solving process.

  • % of all problems: 90
  • Example: Guiding employees with security policy. Performing standard operating procedures with threat detection and prevention systems.

    The problems encountered are dissimilar and typically have a number of solutions. The solutions may be derived from a general plan or a flexible routine may be utilized to solve problems of this type.

  • % of all problems: 10
  • Example: Handling employee requests for security policy exemption. Patch and Vulnerability Management.

Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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