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Internship in Network Security

Applications are invited to apply for an internship at the IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain under the supervision of Juan Caballero.

The internship will work on Network Security. The applicant will work on developing automatic techniques to identify malicious network traffic indicators from different sources such as network traces and threat intelligence reports. The internship will combine data collection, design, implementation, and evaluation on real data.

The internship results could be part of an academic publication and/or form the basis of a Master or Bachelor thesis. Candidates that excel may be offered a PhD position.

Who should apply?

Candidates should have an excellent MSc or BSc degree in computer science or related disciplines, or be in the process of obtaining one. Candidates should have an interest in cybersecurity, and a strong commitment to research. Linux, Python programming, and tool building experience are required. Good command of English both spoken and written is required.

Working at IMDEA Software

The position is based in Madrid, Spain, where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. The institute provides for travel expenses and an internationally competitive stipend. The working language at the institute is English.


The ideal duration of the position is 12 months. The work should ideally be performed full-time. The tentative starting period is June 1st, 2022, with some flexibility.

Deadline for applications is January 14th, 2022. Review of applications will begin and be filled immediately.

How to apply?

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at using reference code 2022-01-intern-netsec. Deadline for applications is January 14th, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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