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InfoSec Intern - NUS Career Fair Only in Singapore, Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/13/2022

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

We are looking for talented, team-oriented, university students with hands-on or educational experience, and interest in at least three of the following areas:

  • Security Architecture
  • Application Security
  • Data Security
  • Threat Modeling
  • Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Incident Response
  • Cryptography
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Security Governance

Position: InfoSec Intern – 5 to 6 months (NUS Career Fair ONLY)
Skills Interested In:

  • Python, Java, Ruby, Go, C, or related development experience
  • Databased query, scripting
  • Software fundamental including software design, algorithm development, code modularity, and maintainability

Primary Responsibilities:

Our project assignments vary, all interns will be embedded in a security consulting team, and will work with the guidance of an individual internship mentor

A typical project would be to analyse and optimize an existing security consulting process or implementation of new security consulting process to improve the overall security posture of the organization.  This would require working closely with multiple stakeholders, consulting team and Operational excellence team. A keen learning interest both on technology as well as on process will be required to perform this project.

A typical project would be to

  • Analyse and optimize an existing security consulting process,
  • Process automation like automation of self-help, creation or upgrade of Security consulting bot, identify opportunities to integrate with ML capabilities etc.,
  • Improve the consulting documentation
  • Implementation of new process to improve the overall security posture of the organization. 

This would require working closely with multiple stakeholders, consulting team and Operational excellence team.  keen on learning both technology as well as process capabilities will be required to perform this project.

What to Expect

  • Engage with their internship mentor to craft a Security consulting project that is interesting to the intern and has significant value for PayPal, and potentially the wider technology ecosystem
  • Engage Security consulting and business teams to understand context, research the needs, develop insights and get buy in to their project
  • Develop and document a set of deliverables that meet the goal of the project
  • Pitch their project or research findings to Security consulting leaders

What you will learn

  • Real world experience of how to be successful in a business context
  • The state of Security consulting in today’s world
  • Information Security knowledge, skills and capabilities
  • Verbal and written communication within a large business

What we are looking for:

  • Junior or Senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Systems, Engineering or related degree.
  • Coursework should include computer science fundamentals, information security or governance, programming languages, and related technical studies.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and an interest in deepening knowledge of information security principles
  • Demonstrated abilities to comprehend, discuss and apply concepts and theories within both overall Information Technology and Information Security / consulting fields.
  • Strong analytical skills along with necessary communication skills necessary to document the processes and actions taken to complete each assignment.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.