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  • Threat Research Intern - Summer 2021

    FireEye, Inc.

    If you are passionate about cybersecurity and are interested in learning more about real-world attacks and how security technologies detect and block them, the Mandiant Security Validation BRT is a perfect fit for you!


To ensure fastest possible review of your application, please apply via this link: https://smrtr.io/4pfcW

Mandiant Security Validation (formerly Verodin) is looking for an intern with experience in computer science and/or cybersecurity. The Threat Research intern will work as part of the Behavioral Research Team (BRT) as a Threat Analyst researching current and emerging adversary behaviors. As part of the internship, the intern will complete a project focusing on real-world attacks, replicating them with the Mandiant Validation Security Instrumentation Platform (SIP).


Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Intelligence Analysis major

Knowledge of cyber threats, malware, vulnerability research or related area of cybersecurity

Experience with PowerShell

Ability to work in a team environment


Experience with Python

Experience with malware analysis or vulnerability research

Participated in Cyber-Defense (such as CCDC) and/or Cyber Security Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions


  • Research adversary tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)
  • Analyze malicious executables, scripts, documents, and packet captures
  • Reproduce adversary behaviors with the Validation SIP


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Both
  • Clearance & Citizenship U.S. Citizenship
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education No requirements
  • Salary Range Not provided

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