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2024 Summer Intern Program - Cyber Risk Intern

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Job ID 24000877
Team Corporate
Posted Date Apr 16, 2024
Location Toronto, ON
Eligible for Remote  
Contract Type Full-Time
Security Clearance  

As a Fortune 200 leader, we are the driven professionals and technology experts Canadian companies turn to most often to serve their information technology, security and privacy needs. Our Cyber Risk intern position provides you with accelerated opportunities to turn your ideas into action as you help our customers assess and improve their security and privacy posture. As a member of our Risk Advisory Services team, you will join some of the brightest and most diverse minds working in governance, risk and compliance today. 

In this entry level opportunity, you will use your verbal/written communication skills and business application proficiencies to assist with internal process improvement and/or the identification, design and implementation of information security and privacy solutions for our customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist Consultants with internal process improvement and/or onsite client engagements.
  • Assist in documenting risk assessments, gap assessments and internal audits, including the communication of findings and recommendations to clients in verbal and written format. 
  • Assist Consultants with developing documentation related to information security and privacy program implementations for clients.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of security threats, countermeasures, security tools and network technologies. 
  • Coordinate internal Cyber Risk meetings and take minutes where needed.

What you need to succeed:

Be in pursuit of a relevant college or university degree with the graduation date of December 2024 or April 2025

  • Desire to work in a constantly changing environment as part of a team of Information Security Advisors as well as independently.
  • Willingness to learn about performing risk assessments, compliance audits (e.g. ISO 27001, SSAE18 SOC1-3, CIS Controls, PCI, etc.).
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)


  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask in high paced work environments.
  • Willingness to learn about and be involved in new information security, privacy and business related activities.

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

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