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Burns & McDonnell Cybersecurity Intern - 1898 & Co. (Houston) in Houston, Texas


1898 & Co. is searching for students interested in a part-time cooperative/internship program within 1898 & Co.’s Managed Security Services group focusing on industrial cybersecurity threat detection and protection.

1898 & Co. is a global business, technology and security consultancy serving critical infrastructure industries. We partner with clients to plan, secure, and optimize their business. As part of Burns & McDonnell and our 120 years of industry experience, we understand the complexity of the asset-intensive business model, the trends impacting the industry, and the need to ground big ideas in operational realities.

We have a group specifically focused on industrial cybersecurity. When it comes to industrial cybersecurity, critical infrastructure industries face unprecedented challenges. The risk of cyber sabotage incidents is on the rise. And evolving technologies create complexities that are increasingly difficult to manage. Our team is among the small pool of professionals who can operate at the intersection of critical infrastructure and cybersecurity.

We are searching for students interested in working as a part-time cooperative student within 1898 & Co.’s Managed Security Services group. The cooperative program offers students the opportunity to work part-time while completing coursework during the school semester (1898 & Co. has full-time internship opportunities during the summer as well). We will work with qualified candidates to develop a schedule that can meet their course work commitments as well as our clients’ needs, whether that is during the week, nights, or weekends.

1898 & Co. is seeking students currently pursuing degrees in cybersecurity or computer science that are interested in a career in industrial cybersecurity to help our clients secure their operational technology. Our Managed Security Services allows our clients to focus on their core business, while being confident their operations and information are secure and resilient by providing monitoring and threat detection. We provide continuous monitoring and detection and quickly identify threats to reduce time to detection (TTD). This opportunity would expose you to the services we provide such as security event triage, hunting in OT networks, and responding to incidents being performed by skilled industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity practitioners.

We are looking for interested students to help support our Managed Security Services group.

  • Gathers port and vulnerability scanning, and analysis according to policy

  • Scheduling, execution, and tracking of vulnerability remediation activities

  • Tracking and reporting of security patch/upgrade implementation

  • Supports and gathers information provided by Endpoint Detection and Response services

  • Supports Incident Response efforts when responding to a potential incident.

  • Collects data about events in the SIEM

  • Triages, investigates, and submits escalations of potential incidents

  • Basic understanding of network diagrams and asset identification of new clients

  • Inputs weekly and monthly alerts into a report

  • Supports communications with clients over the hotline and email

  • Can query data and events within the SIEM or SOAR

  • Understand the value of a SOAR and SOC in the ecosystem

  • Document work within a security operations ticketing system

  • Able to follow playbooks, SOPs, templates, and workflows

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master's in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related degree from an accredited program.

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education and/or technical certificate program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Intern

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co.

1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 234461 Job Hire Type Intern

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