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Cyber Specialist Co-Op Summer/Fall 2024 (July Start)

University Recruiting - Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates - Internship/Coop - Information Services, University, Information Technology, Other Careers Job ID 2023-14076 Primary Location: Johnston, Rhode Island 02/02/2024
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Overview - External

We are a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

This US-based remote opportunity will require periodic travel to our corporate headquarters in Johnston, RI, which is part of the greater Providence area.

With a large college-age population, Providence offers a vibrant arts and entertainment scene that includes local theatre and music, collegiate and minor league sporting events, and excellent restaurants, and we’re not that far from the breathtaking RI beaches!


FM Global is hiring a Cyber Security Specialist Co-Op to join our team for the Fall 2024, Full-time for 6 months starting July 2024!

This is a great opportunity for students that are motivated to apply their classroom experience, professional attitude, and personal ambition. You will get firsthand experience while earning college credits and getting paid! 

As a FM Global Cyber Security Specialist Co-op, you will be a member of the Cyber Threat Operations and Engineering (CTOE) Team. This team is responsible for the implementation, operation, maintenance, and growth of security solutions intended to mitigate cyber security threats. These solutions range from network security technologies like firewalls, URL filters, intrusion detection/prevention systems, advanced threat prevention technologies, and web application firewalls to server and endpoint solutions such as filesystem monitoring, filesystem encryption, vulnerability management, and malware detection/prevention agents. 

The candidate will assist senior team members with performing the day-to-day operations and monitoring of the security infrastructure technologies used to prevent, detect, and/or respond to security incidents. These operational activities include supervising and responding to cyber security alerts and incidents, managing ticket queues, responding to operational incident tickets received from the service desk, and processing change requests.



  • Must be able to work full time 37.5 hours a week for 6 months.
    • Hours: 9am to 5pm EST Monday- Friday


Must be Enrolled in a Computer Science, IT or MIS degree program

Technical Skills 

  • Strong team players who can work independently when needed and have a solid grasp of basic concepts in at least one technology field (i.e., Networking, Systems Administration, End-User Support, Development, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (Server 2012/19, etc)
  • Understanding of and/or experience handling network security tools such as firewalls, Anti virus, vulnerability management

Experience with Powershell a plus! 

Soft Skills 

  • Have strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, diligent, and analytical
  • Able to generate creative ideas to address problems and improve work methods
  • Able to demonstrate high personal work standards and a sense of urgency about results
  • Able to learn quickly on the job

The hiring range for this position is $23.00 to $32.00 per hour. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.


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