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Penetration Testing: Internship Opportunities


Come build community, explore your passions and do your best work at Microsoft with thousands of University interns from every corner of the world. This opportunity will allow you to identify problems and vulnerabilities through application of engineering to dynamically penetrate software, hardware, and or human systems.


At Microsoft, Interns work on real-world projects in collaboration with teams across the world, while having fun along the way. You’ll be empowered to build community, explore your passions and achieve your goals. This is your chance to bring your solutions and ideas to life while working on cutting-edge technology.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


Required Qualifications

·       Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field

·       Have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.


The base pay range for this internship is USD $5,090 – $10,120 per month. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $6,690 – $11,030 per month.


Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:




·       Identify security vulnerabilities within specialty/area or responsibility

·       Come up to speed on new targets with the help of others

·       Leverage known information channels to gain context

·       Corroborate guidance against real world observations, determine and understands scope of potential impact, and identify variance or instances of known issues.