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Digital Cybersecurity Co-op



Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:
Thursday November 30, 2023

The Digital department is part of Ameren Services and provides support to Ameren Corporation and its operating companies, subsidiaries and affiliates. Thousands of co-workers serve the company with business planning, communications, diversity, financial support, human resources, digital/information technology, legal counsel, safety and supply services skillsets.

The Digital IT organization is responsible for helping execute Cybersecurity functions on behalf of Ameren including Cybersecurity Architecture, Engagement, Situational Awareness, Operations, Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Forensics, and Governance.

Within our Digital department, we host dozens of interns and co-ops annually. Our collegiate co-workers will participate in meaningful work activities related to analysis, assessment, design, collaboration and more! Coaching and feedback are a key part of your co-op experience. You will have the opportunity to work with talented, experienced digital staff while completing your work assignments.

Available opportunities:

  • Spring Co-op : January - August 2024

  • Fall Co-op: May - December 2024


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field; Completed Cybersecurity classes preferred

  • Minimum of a 2.5 GPA

In addition to the above qualifications, a successful candidate will:

  • Have basic knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, computer systems and network infrastructure

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving and proactive learning, with good analytical, management, communication, and human relations skills

  • Be able to work collaboratively, take initiative, work independently and meet deadlines

  • Gather requirements from leaders, stakeholders and other parties to deliver on initiatives

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in securing Ameren systems by supporting policies, processes, and technologies to reduce overall risk to Ameren's assets

  • Assist with technical documentation for problems, procedures, policies as needed for support of Corporate Cyber Security Program

  • Analyze, respond to and implement requests involving changes to access or configurations of corporate computer-based resources

  • Help identify current and future project security needs

  • Assist in risk assessments through interviews, evaluation of mitigations via technical artifacts, and process assessments


This position is based out of the Ameren Headquarters in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The work arrangement is hybrid.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.