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Security Internship 

Category Security  

About STR: Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a small and growing company focused on providing innovative, technology-based solutions to defense, intelligence and national security problems. STR is seeking a Security Representative with a current Secret (or above) clearance.


The Security Intern will work under the guidance and direction of the STR Facility Security Officer (FSO). The assignments of the Security Intern are focused on assisting in administering a robust security program. You would assist the FSO and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO) as well as the Information Security Managers (ISM) with implementing all requisite national security directives provided by STR security management. You are expected to exhibit professionalism while working and make decisions with minimal supervision. You should work as a team player, exhibit flexibility, set priorities, communicate clearly (both written and verbally) and manage customer expectations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You will interact with internal and external customers and/or Government security officials in performance of security duties and assisting in managing the front desk.

Additional assignments and areas for professional growth and development include: physical security, information security, security education and awareness, document & media control, personnel security, data transfers, visitor control, maintain security files, handle & processing classified documents, and other security support activities as assigned by the Facility Security Management. Participate in self-inspections as well as Department of Defense and Cognizant Security Agency reviews and investigate security incidents. Support other security related tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret security clearance or above
  • Exceptional administrative, organizational, and time management skills
  • Willingness to be submitted for higher level clearances
  • Able to learn/engage in training for company and government security policies and apply them to operations
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Commitment to security – innovating solutions to challenges and creating a unique approach to STR craftsmanship
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, collaboratively and customer service oriented

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Industrial Security
  • Knowledge of Access Control, Intrusion Detection Systems and Closed Area construction
  • Ability to utilize and learn multiple databases used for accountability with clearances and material

Minimum Education:
Graduated from or Attending a four-year higher learning institution

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

Req Number SEC-19-00002  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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