Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Elections Operations and Security Intern - Remote

Job Locations US


The primary purpose of this Stakeholder Engagement position is to gain experience while providing support to essential EI-ISAC functions. This position will provide exceptional service to all customers; ensuring ongoing satisfaction and retention, while representing CIS and the EI-ISAC in a professional and courteous manner. This position is also designed to gain experience and exposure to cybersecurity and elections through administrative and operational assistance. This is a paid internship opportunity.


The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.


What You'll Do

  • Support the development and execution of the EI-ISAC strategy and mission.
  • Membership onboarding, outreach, research, and reporting.
  • Assist with data cleanup, reporting, and any ongoing projects.
  • Customer service outreach via emails/phone calls. 
  • Develop and/or document procedure and workflows.
  • Update metrics in EI-ISAC reports and presentation slides. 
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

What You'll Need

  • 2 years of study in Elections, Communications, Business, Cybersecurity, or related field. 
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain supportive relationships. 
  • Strong online research skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail and accuracy with grammar and spelling. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. 
  • Strong communication, problem solving, collaboration, and analytical skills. 
  • Ambition to learn and share ideas openly.
  • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions**.


It's a Plus if you have:

  • Associate’s Degree in related field


**Factors that may cause a negative Fitness Review decision include: 

  • Criminal Conduct
  • Dishonest Conduct
  • Employment Misconduct
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Use (illegal drug use or use of a legal drug in a manner that deviates from approved medical direction) Additionally, illegal drug use includes the use of drugs that are illegal for federal purposes despite being legal in select states and countries, such as marijuana.)
  • False Statements
  • Financial Issues
  • Have not resided in the US for three (3) of the past five (5) years

At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.


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