Proofpoint Technical Intern - Undergrad in Herzliya, Israel

Technical Intern - Undergrad

Location:Herzliya, Israel


Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we’re a team of superheroes protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We scout the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

It is our sole mission to help our allies protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Become a Superhero-In-Training

We are looking for a Technical Intern to join our Threat Systems Research group.

Reporting to the Director of Security Research, your focus will be to perform research, collect and analyze data about cloud services, but you will also have the opportunity to:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured specs of such services

  • Search for and retrieve information from the online websites and databases

  • Evaluate, organize, classify, manage and distribute information in a variety of formats

  • Create and edit information in proprietary databases

  • Maintain information on on-going-basis and make sure it’s up to date

  • Use specialized applications to automate research

  • Write reports

Your Current Super-Skills

  • Familiar with Cloud Services

  • Understanding and passionate for the basic Web security principals

  • Proficiency with databases and the Internet

  • Motivation

  • Excellent research skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Organization and efficiency

  • Teamworking skills

  • English Verbal and written communication

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Computer skills

Your Superhero Profile

You have the ability to work in Herzliya, Israel. You are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree, and are successfully maintaining good remarks, preferably 75-84% or higher. This work is scheduled to begin immediately, and end approximately 28 March 2019.

Launch your #LifeAtPFPT

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. Our summer interns are highly valued, and we strive to ensure all interns are provided with a meaningful work experience, as well as projects that are relevant to our interns’ interests. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!


Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.