Jobs at Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

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Alaska Airlines Intern - Cybersecurity Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Interns at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are embedded within their teams and work on visible projects that directly impact our guests and the business. When not working, we invite our interns to take advantage of our unlimited complimentary space-available travel on Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air - lunch in San Diego? Weekend in Portland? Maui? Phoenix? Done!

This internship is for summer 2021 and is designed for a commitment of 40 hours per week for the duration of the 12-week program.

Role Summary

Become part of a dynamic environment that offers a hands-on internship experience. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic students to contribute toward key projects that support our business, community and cultural growth. Experience a work environment that thrives on innovation, collaboration and partnership.

Key Duties

  • Perform data analytics work to identify user/endpoint event anomalies that may indicate system/account compromise or gaps in controls

  • Assist with documenting Cybersecurity threat intelligence, detection and response processes and facilitating reviews to highlight efficiency improvement opportunities

  • Facilitate testing of controls to validate coverage and function

  • Participate in a variety of day to day Cybersecurity related work

  • Take part in DevSecOps or security engineering project tasks

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • Internship positions are open to current undergraduate students in their junior year who are enrolled in a full-time course of study graduating between December ’21 and June ‘22

  • Desire to grow critical thinking, data analytics and communication skills

  • Love of data and looking at ‘big picture’ AND ‘small picture’ problems

  • Strong drive to understand why something occurs and if it’s relevant

  • Desire to learn real world cybersecurity roles and responsibilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Enrolled in a Cybersecurity related degree or program

  • Prior engagement with Cybersecurity community (e.g. volunteering, conferences, etc.)

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Starting Rate

USD $22.00/Hr.

Total Rewards

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary/OC
Equal Employment Opportunity Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.
We participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2020-4763
Employment Type Full-Time
Category Interns