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UNS Energy Corporation Student Intern, Cyber Security in Tucson, Arizona

UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit .

Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 414,000 customers in Southern Arizona. Although our company has been in business for more than 120 years, we continue to look for innovative ways of providing value, comfort, convenience and security to our customers every day. We’re evaluating cutting-edge energy technologies, reshaping our energy portfolio and expanding our renewable power and energy-efficiency programs. While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated professionals values engagement, enthusiasm, innovation and collaboration.

We are looking for an energetic addition to our team to assist IT Security with existing design, planning, testing of projects. The selected candidate will gain practical experience by learning IT Security principles, standards and compliance, policies and procedures, tools and systems used by the department. This person should have a strong interest in the area of Cyber Security and Information Technology.

Position-Related Responsibilities

  • Assists with day to day security administration of company databases as needed

  • Assist areas perform role analysis, CIP & SOX Compliance and other research tasks

  • Assists with anti-virus, spam, and malware administration as needed

  • Work closely with Analysts to assist with IT projects as needed

  • Assists with provisioning and de-provisioning users as needed


  • Pursuing a degree in Cyber Security, Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline with an expected graduation date of 2021 or later

  • Able to work a minimum of 15-20 hours per week during regular business hours; up to 30 hours a week may be available during the summer and school breaks

  • Have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to protect highly sensitive and confidential information; Must be able to meet regular deadlines

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess functional knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team environment


  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during regular business hours; and up to 40 hours a week during the summer and school breaks

  • Student Interns must maintain the required hours for full-time student status, good academic standing at their college or university, as defined by the college or university and the GPA required for graduation by their college or university.

  • Failure to maintain full-time status, good academic standing and/or the requisite GPA will result in Student Interns being deemed ineligible for participation in this program.

  • Student Interns are employed on a temporary basis and are generally not eligible for some benefits; including holiday pay.

  • Scheduling of work hours and assignments should be made taking into consideration that Student Interns are students first and employees second.

Company: Tucson Electric Power

Location: Tucson, AZ

Job Category: Security

Position Type: Unclassified