Undergraduate Cyber Security Intern

Undergraduate Cyber Security Intern

About the role

If defending IT infrastructure and networks, hacking sites on behalf of National Grid or combating cyber-crimes appeals, then starting a career in cyber security is for you.

During the 12-week summer internship you will be working in a varied environment where no two days are the same, at the heart of a team protecting National Grid’s assets. You’ll develop your capabilities so that you can join this department who make sure all our people, premises and systems stay safe and secure. As part of the team you could be helping manage the risk of cyber threats which continually evolve and increase in sophistication and persistence, to protect our vital infrastructure.

What you'll need

As one of our Undergraduates, you’ll have the chance to take command over your career and put into practice the skills you’ve been shaping at university whilst getting an insight into what being part of a dynamic, inspiring team is like at National Grid. You’ll need to be curious and proactive. Ask questions. Be interested. Along with being on track to receive a 2.1 Degree classification in one of the following disciplines:

  • Cyber Security related degree (preferred)


  • Computing related degree (acceptable)
What you'll get

We’re proud to offer a competitive salary of £19,835

This opportunity will be based at either our National Grid House, Warwick site or Homer Road, Solihull site.The closing date will be 31st January 2021 but for popular roles we may close applications earlier than advertised. We advise all candidates to apply as early as possible to ensure you obtain the place you want in the application process.

Click here to read the full job description, what’ll you do on programme and what further benefits you will receive.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for at least the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, HM Revenue & Customs Cluster Security Unit (HMRC CSU), which is part of the UK Government. More information about HMRC CSU’s use of your personal data can be found on their website [https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/299547/HMG_Personnel_Security_Controls.pdf].


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA