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Summer Intern - Security Services

About OCC:

A World Class Clearing Organization

OCC is the largest equity derivatives clearing organization in the world.  We provide central counterparty clearing and settlement services for equity options, futures, options on futures, and securities lending transactions.  We serve approximately 115 clearing members and 15 exchanges including CBOE, Nasdaq, and NYSE.

OCC is building a culture that empowers continued learning, authentic innovation, and constant creativity.

About the Intern Program:

OCC is looking for interns who are hungry for the chance to learn more, humble enough to admit they don’t know all the answers, and smart enough to recognize the opportunity. The OCC Internship Program provides students with the real-world skills to successfully transition into a career in the financial services industry. As an intern, you will help lead projects that help shape the future of OCC. This person will apply their skill-set and knowledge toward tackling designated projects. This an exciting opportunity to have a true impact on the company by designing and implementing solutions for real challenges facing the business. Here’s what we’re looking for:

Projects and Responsibilities:

  • This intern will be added to the Security Awareness Group, assisting in:
    • the design, testing, and generation of new security-focused original content, and
    • Tracking the assignment and completion of training (including remedial training)
  • This intern will be mentored on cyber security, training development, reporting, program management, and technical writing by program employees and key internal stakeholders.
  • This intern’s mentoring will include an introduction to organizational dynamics, adult learning, behavior modification, internal communications, and personnel administration principles.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • The intern must be familiar from a student’s point-of-view with contemporary computer-based training technologies and classroom instruction. Almost anyone who attended university in the last decade should qualify.
  • A fully qualified intern should have at least a foundational grounding in social sciences (e.g., introduction to anthropology, sociology, and/or psychology) in order to understand the principles of collective organizational behavior. Business and/or criminal justice coursework or experience might be substituted based on the type of content.
  • Basic computer proficiency (including word processing, presentation graphics, and web browsing) is mandatory. Familiarity with web technologies (e.g., HTML editing) and graphic design principles is advantageous, but not mandatory.
  • Instructional design and/or content creation experience is highly desired. The intern needs to be able to parse desired objectives, organize elements of instruction, and communicate a vision for how best to deliver a block of instruction. Classroom instruction experience, publishing, and mass communications experience or training may be a significant plus

What knowledge and skills will the intern gain from this internship?

  • The intern will learn how a medium-sized corporation staffs, organizes, manages, and evolves a centralized Security Awareness program.
  • The intern will become familiarized with the administration and support of a corporate Learning Management System and the content that populates it.
  • The intern will be taught how to design, deliver, and evaluate behavior-based security training.
  • The intern will become familiarized with other Cyber Security functions within the Security Services department through interaction with peer groups to develop, optimize, and deliver new training content.
  • The intern will be exposed to cyber threat intelligence process.
  • The intern will be exposed to IT leadership and organizational dynamics theory
  • The intern will be exposed to multiple areas of specialization within the Security career field.

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-3024
  • Dallas, TX
  • Seasonal Intern
  • Posted: Nov. 16, 2022

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

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