Job Title: IT Security Analyst Interns
Status: Hire; 3 hours per week  |  Start date: 9/8/20 – End date: 5/14/21
Department: Information Technology
Location: Alexandria, VA

IRUSA is seeking a qualified individual with novice to intermediate experience or education in the field of Cyber Security to assist in IRUSA’s Information Technology department. This is an unpaid internship position at IRUSA’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA. The intern will work closely with the IT Support Specialist and IT Security Lead to further the mission of Islamic Relief USA by securing its network environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Firewall Management
  • Cyber Threat Research
  • Two Factor Authentication Implementation
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management
  • Identity and Access Review
  • Phishing Testing Implementation
  • Malware AV Tuning

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Excellent project management skills and a positive attitude
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on all upstream and downstream applications, systems, and processes
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Desire to work for a humanitarian cause
  • Attention to detail (especially with data entry and report accuracy)
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security Systems or related discipline preferred
  • At least two years of education experience in Cyber Security
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and resourceful


To apply, please send your resume to and include the position title in the subject of your email.

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