The cybersecurity industry is growing at an exponential rate. By 2021, Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings. At Defendify, we realize most students have had limited exposure to cybersecurity concepts, and our goal is to change that.

Our internship program provides the opportunity for students to work in a fun, fast-paced, dynamic startup environment while building professional skills. It’s a unique and exciting experience as we bring our groundbreaking new product to market—an all-in-one cybersecurity platform that helps drive tremendous value for Defendify partners and their customers.

Position Details

We are currently hiring for the spring and summer with flexible scheduling and start dates.

Defendify offers internship opportunities year-round and we’re always looking for talented candidates to join us in our Portland, Maine office. This is a flexible position open to a variety of experience levels and academic concentrations.

Marketing and Communications interns work closely with our Marketing, Production, and Sales team members. The successful candidate is passionate, eager to learn, and independent. And don’t worry—prior cybersecurity experience is not required for this role!

Key activities focus on (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting in research, writing, editing, and publishing of content released to our partners and customers.
  • Creation, customization, and review of reports and documents.
  • Market research and competitive analysis.
  • Topic generation and graphic conceptualization.
  • Data analysis and upkeep (using Excel).
  • Usability testing in collaboration with the development team.

We are looking for a team player who:

  • Has completed at least one year of college.
  • Preferred major in business, marketing, or communications-related program, but all majors are welcome to apply.
  • Has knowledge of Office 365 applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates rigorous attention to detail.
  • Has great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Introductory knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud Applications including InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop is a plus, but is not required.

Your Success

Everyone at Defendify is dedicated to your success, providing time and training resources is important to us. Interns will get hands-on experience and learn from the best. We value empathy, reliability, working hard, and having fun along the way!

Does the shoe fit?

If you are a great internship candidate, please share insight into your experience, skills, interests, and why you might be the best fit. We look forward to hearing from you!