OWASP Internship 2008

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Are you a college student looking for a summer internship in the application security industry? If so, then OWASP is the place for you! We are currently looking to fill two internship positions for this summer. These are paid internships.

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the security of application software. We are a worldwide free and open community, with chapters all over the globe. Our mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks. OWASP is a community of developers, researchers, architects, managers, and suits trying to change the software market and stop vulnerabilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION As an OWASP Intern you will support open source OWASP projects and events, help with the OWASP website and have the opportunity to meet the leading application security experts. We’re looking for the next generation of leaders who have the passion to make the future of software more secure than the present. To qualify, you should be currently enrolled in a 4 year academic institution or Master’s program having at least completed your sophomore year with a excellent command of written and spoken English. Top grades or a track record of success

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Assist with OWASP project administration

· Assist with development and distribution of OWASP publications and outreach materials,

· Assist with OWASP grant research, grant writing and materials coordination,

· Help with community building and education events,

· Update the OWASP community website

· Assist with general office work.

TECHNICAL SKILLS NEEDED

  • Knowledge of Java or .NET and at least one other common programming language
  • Cross-Platform ability.

BENEFITS

  • Permanent legal right to work in the United States. Because student visas (J1, F1, etc) are time-limited, we regret that we can't consider interns on student visas.
  • Top notch computer programming and testing skills.
  • Paid Role

LOCATIONS (1) position is in our office in Columbia, Maryland and (1) position is in our office in Northern, New Jersey.

TO APPLY Please send your resume for consideration to Alison McNamee at alison.mcnamee(at)owasp.org

For the NJ oppertunity you can also call Tom Brennan @ 973-202-0122 or DC oppertunity contact Dave Wichers at 301-604-4882