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Cybersecurity Internship

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Altoona, PA


This is a 10-12 week Summer Internship (May - August)



The Risk, Information Security and Compliance (RISC) team is accountable for strategy, policies, standards, process, procedures, oversight and assurance of IT risk, security, and compliance at Sheetz. Additional services include risk and security consulting, review and certification of applications and systems, investigations and eDiscovery.

This internship opportunity will be in RISC department of the Information Technology (IT) organizational unit. Cybersecurity & Compliance lead our efforts to protect our information and technology as well as ensures Sheetz remains compliant with all regulatory mandates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

This position(s) will provide the intern with an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience in related to various aspects of Cybersecurity. Successful candidate(s) will be given an opportunity to apply concepts, protocols and tools acquired through coursework in the real world by working side-by-side our RISC team.



  1. Security monitoring, security incident response, vulnerability management and penetration testing
  2. Research and documentation development on how various technologies and processes work
  3. Gathering, reporting and delivery of security metrics
  4. Various small projects and process assistance as needed


The education, experience and license/certification requirements represent the MINIMUM requirements necessary to perform the functions of this position successfully.




  • Undergraduate with coursework in an IT related field of study.


  • Candidates with requirements to fulfill an internship prior to graduation are preferred.
  • Coursework in cybersecurity and / or compliance a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Resourceful self-starter with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong professionalism and customer service skills.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.



Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

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Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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