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2022-2023: Information Technology – Information Security Intern

Chevron believes the future of energy is lower carbon. And we know that affordable, reliable, ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. For Chevron, reducing the carbon intensity of oil and gas represents a tremendous opportunity to advance the global net zero ambitions of the Paris Agreement and build a lower-carbon economy. 

Technology will play a crucial role in achieving this goal, and Chevron is seeking interns with a desire to thrive in a cutting-edge digital, global environment to securely advance the global energy transition.  We differentiate ourselves through the application of technology, taking an approach that includes in-house expertise, proprietary solutions, and strategic partnerships.   

You will be supported by mentoring programs and employee networks to excel your professional development, learn about our business and technology organizations from key leaders, and have fun with work and social events throughout the summer! 
Information Security is one of five job families within Information Technology.

Roles within this job family:

  • Provide subject matter expertise and support in the assessment, development, implementation, execution and validation of security program, strategy, and operations.  
  • Protects information and information systems from unauthorized access and use.  
  • Provide assurance and mitigation actions from security threats. 
  • Establishes and leverages defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within Chevron assets to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats. 
  • Develops and maintains the cybersecurity strategy, policies and risk management processes to ensure that the organization effectively secures Chevron’s operations. 
  • Impartially conducts investigations, recovery, and preservation of electronically stored information to protect Chevron. 
  • Identifies and assesses the capabilities and activities of cybersecurity adversaries; produces findings to help initialize or support investigation activities. 
  • Identifies vulnerabilities, tests Chevron’s digital security defenses, analyzes malicious code and leverages all authorized resources and analytic techniques to penetrate targeted environments. 

Positions available 

  • Cybersecurity Engineer – Information Technology (IT) 
  • Cybersecurity Engineer – Operational Technology (OT) 


  • Houston, TX 
  • San Ramon, CA 
  • Bakersfield, CA 
  • Covington, LA 

Cybersecurity Engineer – Information Technology (IT) 
We are looking for motivated individuals to consult, design, and deploy enterprise cybersecurity technologies and solutions.  You will use your infrastructure experience and cybersecurity knowledge or introduce new cybersecurity capabilities that protect Chevron from cybersecurity threats.  
Successful candidates will work closely with architects, business partners, and other IT areas to solve difficult, rapidly changing security challenges from the network perimeter and the cloud, up to and including the end-point device.  You understand next generation security technologies and are effective in collaborating and communicating across teams.  

Key responsibilities 
  • Develop and implement solutions and processes to maintain reliability, effectiveness, and efficiency of network security components across the enterprise.
  • Collaborate across multiple teams and countries to create agile solutions, identifying continuous improvement opportunities, creating new processes and automation to support operational efficiencies.  
  • Supports the work of the Automation agile team to help replace highly manual and repetitive work with software driven workflows and automations.    
  • Collaborates with global business units to design and deploy network security solutions suited to their unique environments.  
  • Analyzes network security needs and designs solutions that meet business requirements for protection, standardization, efficiency, scalability, supportability, and cost-effectiveness.  

Cybersecurity Engineer – Operational Technology (OT) 
We are looking for motivated individuals to lead the strategic direction and technical design of a highly complex set of OT Cybersecurity guardrails, and secure implementation of all OT digital technologies across Chevron.  You will work across all product lines to make quality investment decisions around identifying and mitigating risk.  
Successful candidates will understand Cyber capabilities such as detection and response to threats, risk management, forensics, and insider risk operations, etc.  You understand next generation security technologies and are effective in collaborating and communicating across teams. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Understand OT frameworks (i.e., Purdue Model, Zones & Conduits) and the application to an OT environment 
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of industrial control technologies and roles of OT stakeholders across the business 
  • Participate in projects that include interaction with field personnel, application teams, infrastructure teams, operators.  
  • Shadow an OT Engineer (Process, I&C, Safety, etc.) in the field 
  • Shadow Control Performers in the evaluation of system controls against IRM Standards or vulnerability assessment 
  • Assist in the evaluation of PCN security solutions for a system and/or upgrade 
  • Participate in a Cyber Incident tabletop exercise and/or security risk assessments 

Education / degrees 

  • Currently enrolled in bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related STEM field.  
  • Must provide a current, unofficial transcript with online resume (as proof of good academic standing) when applying for this position to be considered. 


  • School, work experiences, or exposure in cybersecurity 

Preferred skills / competencies 
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize and thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Communicates in a clear, concise, understandable manner both orally and in writing, within and across work groups 
  • Listens carefully and asks questions to understand the views, concerns, and comments of others 
  • Encourages open expression of ideas and opinions 

Additional information 

  • Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters 

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment visas or consider individuals on time limited visa status for this position.

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