Come discover what our employees already know: work here matters everywhere. At Syneos Health, we’re growing and evolving, which means you’ll have endless opportunities to collaborate with passionate experts around the world and build your dream career. As a part of our team, you’ll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason – we improve patients’ lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn’t just a number, they’re our family, friends, and neighbors. Who we areWe bring together the best clinical and commercial minds to create a better and faster way to get medicines into the hands of patients who need it most. We’re a global biopharmaceutical solutions company that was built with the purpose to achieve one goal: shortening the distance from lab to life. Learn more about Syneos Health.Our Summer Internship ProgramAn internship with us gives you the opportunity to work side by side with passionate problem solvers on powerful and fulfilling work. Our collaborative culture inspires you to learn from the expertise surrounding you and to share your own knowledge and experience with colleagues. You’ll be asked to speak up and challenge the status quo – you have a voice will be encouraged to use it.Additionally, over the summer, there will be opportunities to participate in events just for our interns: social events with other interns, career development workshops, community service projects, and networking with senior leaders – just to name a few!This OpportunityThe mission of Information Risk Management is to provide Syneos Health with world-class services that help it to grow and achieve its business goals. The department does so by ensuring that the advice given, and services provided are strategic, timely, proactive, practical, cost-effective, and meet the highest legal, ethical, and professional standards. As an intern with Information Risk Management, you will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of projects in various areas of information technology. You will support a growing global privacy program protecting the personal data and individual rights of a person.In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight on security tools and intelligence used to identify, communicate, and provide technical guidance to help resolve technical anomalies and vulnerabilities across the Company’s IT environment.What You’ll DoAssist with security data analysis and event trackingObtain, review, and analyze reports, logs, and other security-related information from various tools, network, and other computing devices, external intelligence sources, and company employees activitiesUtilize security logs and tools to identify vulnerabilities in systems and detect anomalous activityAssist with proactively identifying gaps in the security visibility provided by current tools and servicesUtilizes all available resources to provide real-time intelligence during incident response activities.Assist with incident forensics, service desk tickets, documentation, and reportsAttend and document meetings and actions, track and process requests for compliance or operational activitiesParticipate in process reviews with cross-departmental stakeholdersYour Skills & ExpertiseCurrent pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related fieldPast relevant internship and/or project experience preferredKnowledge of security tools such as firewalls, anti-malware, Intrusion Detection/ Intrusion Prevention systems (IDS/IPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)Knowledge of information technology and networking Familiarity with common information security standards such as ISO-27000 and NIST SP 800 series Critical thinking and problem-solving skillsAbility to prioritize and meet deadlinesExcellent verbal and written communication skillsWhy Syneos HealthWe love living the #SyneosHealthLife – we’re committed to our Total Self culture where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our culture unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference.We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it – you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.