Information Security Intern

Job description

Are you currently enrolled in a study and looking for a challenging internship in an international company located near the center of Amsterdam, with lots of growth potential? We are now looking for an Information Security Intern to join our team.

* Please note that for this internship, only candidates registered at school will be considered.

The internship starts as soon as possible, with a duration of minimum 3 months.

Who are we?

Virtuagym is a leading tech company in health & fitness mobile apps, providing solutions for consumers, gyms, personal trainers, physiotherapists and corporate health services. With over 4,000 clients world-wide, 25,000 personal trainers, and 11 million end-users, availability in 14 languages and over 200 staff across two offices in Europe and the Americas, Virtuagym is a leading player in the fitness technology space. 

With over 100% growth every year, we keep reinventing ourselves in the fast-paced fitness technology domain, While while we are beyond the startup phase, we still cherish our start-up culture and non-corporate approach. At Virtuagym you get the opportunity to grow and we empower you to explore, learn and do great things as we conquer the world with our great solutions!

Possibilities during the internship

  • Assist with defining, updating, and implementing final versions of documents, including policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);

  • Advise and inform colleagues regarding secure and safe operations;

  • Work alongside security engineers to understand security issues or improvements in our products, and monitor implementation by the development teams, as well as verify the results.

  • Assist in completing third party assessments;

  • Perform security reviews of the setup and configuration of various external services used by Virtuagym;

  • Assist with handling security incidents and coordinate the response, in close collaboration with the Head of Information Security;

  • Coordinate with stakeholders as needed to identify areas of improvement for processes, procedures, workflows;

  • Conduct and analyse risk assessments to evaluate information systems, programs and procedures;

  • Perform disaster recovery, business continuity and security incident testing;

  • Research security standards and security systems


Minimum qualifications:

  • Strong language skills in English, both verbal and written;

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Security, or a related field;

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program;

  • Available for a full-time internship (preferably - a minimum of 3 days a week);

  • Authorization to work in Amsterdam, the Netherlands;

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills;

  • Knowledge of information security topics

Bonus points

  • An interest in working towards obtaining certifications and compliance, such as ISO27001 and HIPAA

What We Offer

  • A challenging internship with great potential for you to grow and develop yourself;

  • Great freedom and autonomy to take ownership, make decisions and have major impacts;

  • Various extra benefits such as: regular (pizza) knowledge sessions, free Dutch classes, social activities, free fruit and more!

  • Internship compensation;

  • A unique start-up culture with motivated and fun colleagues near the beautiful center of Amsterdam.


Apply now and you might be the next member of our great team!

For more information, please call (+31)20 808 2868