(Summer Intern) Application Security Associate

Princeton University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 4, 2023

(Summer Intern) Application Security Associate


Job ID: 2023-16373
Type: Temporary
# of Openings: 1
Category: Information Technology

Princeton University


In this role as an Application Security Associate, you will participate in vulnerability assessments and learn the different tools used by the Information Security Office to secure systems and applications. You will partner with application developers to document the architecture and technical configurations of applications and web services. Then, you’ll assist with the work to scan the top 50 application/web services for security and configuration issues.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Training with application developers to get an understanding of the configuration and stack used for system development
  • Learning how to set up and use an application security scanner
  • Helping make remediation recommendations based on scan results

  • Qualifications

    Skills you bring to the table:

  • An interest in web application security practices
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • An interest in learning about various system security testing techniques
  • Skills you will gain:

  • Experience with OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) and web security issues
  • Knowledge of how to build secure applications
  • For more information about the OIT Summer Internship Program, see oit.princeton.edu/join-our-team/internships.

    Application requirements:

    OIT is accepting applications for internship positions through 3/15/2023. All applications should include a cover letter, resume (or CV), transcripts from previous academic programs, and two letters of recommendation.

    Tips: When completing the application, enter (or paste) your cover letter into the text box. Upload your resume (or CV) and academic transcripts to the ‘Other Documents’ field during the submission process.

    Letters of recommendation are due no later than March 24 and should be sent directly by the letter writer to the OIT internship program email account at OIT-internships@princeton.edu. Letters received after March 24 will not be considered.

    The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check.

    Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS


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