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Cyber Security Industrial Placement

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BBC Information Security is offering a one year industrial placement scheme. Ideal for someone who is currently studying an Information or Cyber Security related degree.

Role Responsibility

You could be working within our Governance team which includes aspects of Information Security such as Business Engagement, 3rd Party Compliance, Policy Development, Risk Management and Awareness. It will give you the chance to develop your information security skills working for the world’s leading public service broadcaster and receive high class industry recognised training.

The BBC, like other organisations around the world, is targeted by cyber-attacks. Hackers are very attracted to our digital doorstep and they’re trying to break in; we need to ensure that the BBC is a digitally secure place, our content is protected from compromise and our staff are educated and aware. 

The BBC Information Security team works to maintain and promote all aspects of information security across the organisation:

  • Helping keep information and systems secure
  • Working with different departments across the corporation
  • writing and ensuring compliance with information security related policies
  • liaising with 3rd party suppliers
  • conducting compliance reviews
  • managing information security related risks
  • providing advice, guidance, training, and awareness activities

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in one of the most interesting, demanding and creative industries in the world alongside our team of information security professionals. You’ll be able to develop your own skills and abilities in an organisation that’s diverse, challenging and always rewarding.

The Ideal Candidate

You will be studying for a relevant degree such as Information Security or Computer Science.

You will be interested in the BBC and its products. On the application form we will ask you about your thoughts on one of our apps/ sites services

You will be an excellent problem solver

You will have an interest in computing a cyber security, and will be able to demonstrate your interest through your hobbies/ projects or extra curricular activities


About the Company

We do not focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. You will be asked questions relating to the BBC Values as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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