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IT Summer College Intern - Cyber Security Technology Solutions

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Date: Sep 29, 2021

Primary Location: Hialeah, FL, US, 33014

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  55821 


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Position Specific Description

In this role, you'll gain hands-on experience through stimulating CyberSecurity projects and learn from industry experts on an advanced threat protection landscape. You’ll learn about the most sophisticated security technologies available in the world and how they are used to combat threat actors. See firsthand how automation is at the heart of a world-class Cyber program.


What you’ll do

  • Work with our team of professionals on Cutting-Edge Technologies
  • Collaborate with Threat Response and Threat Intelligence analysts to identify opportunities for Technology Enhancements
  • Learn how to Automate Cyber processes from Design and Development to Quality Assurance and Implementation
  • Partner with IT teams across the organization to keep our systems and data safe
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate presentations for both technical and executive audiences


What we’re looking for


  • Passion for security, learning, and knowledge sharing
  • Scripting and programming language skills (Python, PowerShell, Java, Javascript)
  • Basic knowledge of Windows/Linux systems
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols
  • Strong written and verbal skills



Required Qualifications: High School Graduate/ Working toward bachelor's degree in: Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Math, Engineering


Preferred Qualifications: Analytical Problem Solving, Good Listening Skills, Team Player, Effective Written Communications, Effective Verbal Communications


Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Hialeah, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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