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Cyber Security Internship - Spring 2024

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Intern-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


Internship Program Details: January 8th – April 19th, Fulltime M-F 9-5 EST Hybrid office

About the Program

UKG’s Intern Academy program is dedicated to helping college students jump start their business careers at a top-ranked technology company that cares about its people. Our interns work on enriching projects that have a significant business impact on the future of our company. In addition to your day-to-day work with your team, interns get to experience our award-winning culture through mentorship, learning programs, team-building activities, networking events, and more. We have big ideas — and need big thinkers to help us realize them.

We're obsessed with creating a work environment that is diverse and inclusive of everyone. Join our quest to change the future of work while surrounding yourself with people and teams that are passionate about innovation, creativity, and growth. As part of the EPIC (Engineering, Product, Innovation, and Cloud) organization, you will be challenged, supported, celebrated, and inspired to reach your full potential. We value every learning opportunity, experience, perspective, and skill. That’s how we push boundaries and create legendary experiences for our customers and our U Krewers. We consider EPIC interns to be core members of the team like any other full-time employee. This means you will contribute directly to the goals of our different product teams and help innovate and evolve our processes and product portfolio to meet our customers ever-changing needs. Come make an impact with the best and brightest technologists in the world!

About the Cyber Security Track

UKG is looking for interns to join our Digital Team for the Cyber Security Track! We have opportunities within multiple facets of cyber security such as Security Experience, Global Security, and Global Security Research and Architecture. As an intern in our Cyber Security track, you will work in various aspects of a global digital organization and gain experience working cross functionally. You will have the opportunity to be part of a team working with various security technologies that operates with a follow-the-sun structure working to ensure continuous monitoring, detection and response to security events affecting UKG and our customers.

In this Cyber Security internship, you will be responsible for the following:

• Security Tool Optimization and Automation: Ensure peak performance of security tools (e.g., SAST, SCA, DAST, MAST) in the SDLC and develop automation solutions to enhance security.
• Security Expertise and Awareness: Stay updated on the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and DevSecOps trends to implement effective security measures.
• Collaborative Integration: Collaborate closely with development teams to embed security practices throughout the entire software development lifecycle.
• Assessment and Reporting: Conduct thorough threat, risk, and network assessments, presenting findings through research-backed reports and presentations.
• Team Coordination and Technology Management: Oversee incoming work in the Security Engineering team, manage security technologies (e.g., Antivirus, Firewalls, SEIM, CASB), and demonstrate basic scripting abilities.


• Pursuing a degree in Cyber Security or related field with ability to commit to a full-time internship
• Interest in IT, infrastructure, engineering, and modern technologies.
• Proficiency in Microsoft suite and quick software learning.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Effective interpersonal and collaboration abilities.
• Knowledge of security tools (e.g., ServiceNow, Jira) is a plus.
• Understanding of networking, OWASP Top 10, and security standards.
• Willingness to learn APIs, scripting languages, cloud security, and cybersecurity concepts, along with self-motivation and adaptability.

UKG is unable to sponsor new applicants for employment authorization for our internship program, including students on temporary sponsorship through CPT. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US with no restrictions now and in the future.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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