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Temporary Security Intern - Mercyhurst University - 17-0004 

EOE StatementCarnegie Mellon University - Software Engineering Institute considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Position Summary: The individual in this position will work as a member of the OCOS staff on the Security Team. The primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with OCONUS travel briefings.
  • Digitation efforts of personnel security files.
  • Assist with documentation.

Exposure to all aspects of Industrial Security as it relates to the protection of National Security


Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

Education/Training:  Current enrollment in undergraduate studies in degree related to intelligence and national security.

Skills/Abilities: Good problem solving skills; ability to interact with other OCOS teams; ability to maintain accurate and detailed records; working knowledge of desktop operating systems and common tools including email clients and web browsers.  Basic knowledge of Windows operating system and Office applications. Ability to multi-task; detail orientated; good customer service and communication skills.

Physical Mobility:  Able to walk to various locations across campus; able to lift and carry standard file boxes; able to maneuver in tight spaces, to bend, reach, stoop, etc.

Environmental Conditions: Ability to use a computer keyboard and display for extended periods of time.

Mental: Able to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; deal with difficult individuals while maintaining composure.  Must have strong customer service orientation.

Other: Candidates will be subject to a background check and must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications and Requirements:

Education/Training: Additional course work, seminars, workshops, etc., in national security or homeland security related disciplines.  


Accountability: Follow direction of supervisor.

Direction: Follow direction of supervisor.

Decisions: Assesses support issues and either resolves or escalates to appropriate resource for resolution.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not supervise others.


Job Functions or Responsibilities:

50%      Assist Security team with digitation of personnel security files.

20%      Participate in OCONUS travel briefing library creation/updates based on current threats.

20%      Security team specific support with documentation, meetings, and general customer support.

10%      Other duties as assigned.

100% Total Effort


Organizational Chart: OCOS Deputy Director > Security Manager > Security Intern.


Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Categories Industrial Security 

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