Security Engineering Intern, Summer 2022

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Job Description

Please complete your application before January 28th, 2022.

Participation in the internship program requires that you are located in Canada for the duration of the internship program.

This internship is intended for students who are pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree with an anticipated graduation date on or before June 2023, depending on their program and unique circumstances.

To start the application process, you will need an updated CV or resume and a current unofficial or official transcript in English. Click on the “Apply” button on this page and provide the required materials in the appropriate sections (PDFs preferred):

  1. In the “Resume Section:” attach an updated CV or resume.
    • Please ensure you’ve listed your anticipated graduation date (in MM/YY) and any proficiency in statistical software and database languages on the resume, along with any technical experience or projects.
  2. In the “Education Section:” attach a current or recent unofficial or official transcript in English.
    • Under “Degree Status,” select “Now attending” to upload a transcript.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a related technical field (e.g. engineering, mathematics, information systems, security etc).
  • Coding experience with one or more of the following languages: Python, Go, C++, JavaScript.
  • Experience with attacks and mitigation methods, with experience in two or more of the following: network protocols and secure network design, operating system internals and hardening (e.g. Windows, Linux, OS X, Android), web application and browser security, security assessments and penetration testing, authentication and access control, applied cryptography and security protocols, security monitoring and intrusion detection, incident response and forensics, development of security tools, automation or frameworks.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Currently attending a degree program in Canada with plans to return to the degree program after completion of the internship.
  • Available to work full time for a minimum of 12 weeks outside of university term time.
  • Understanding of technical privacy issues and experience with the software development lifecycle.
  • Patience and negotiation skills with a track record of achieving good user outcomes.

About the job

At Google, our users come first, and the Systems Infrastructure team is at the heart of that promise. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping Google's internal systems humming, Googlers and users alike rely on us to keep things running. We're back-end experts: protecting your privacy and ensuring your security.

There's no such thing as a safe system - only safer systems. Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Google's users and developers. As a Security Developer Intern, you help protect network boundaries, keep computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and provide security services to protect highly sensitive data like passwords and customer information. Security Developers work with a broad range of devices, actively monitoring our systems for attacks and intrusions. We focus on the offensive/testing side and work with software developers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities. We also build tools, scripts and other automation to help our project teams achieve Google-scale impact.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to address some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


  • Apply knowledge gained in computer science courses to real-world challenges.
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution to effectively solve challenges.
  • Develop scripts to automate routine tasks.
  • Create and support a productive and innovative team. This includes working with peers, managers, and teams.

Company Info.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that focuses on search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. It has been referred to as the -most powerful company in the world- and one of the world's most valuable brands due to its market dominance, data collection, and technological advantages in the area of AI.

  • Industry
    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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  • Location
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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