Third Party Security Intern – Fall (September – December)

July 2, 2024

Third Party Security Intern – Fall (September – December)


  • Temporary
  • CA-Quebec-Montréal
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In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal’s Top Employers in 2024. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.

Internship program

As an intern, you will benefit from a 4 month program that aims to give you the tools to develop yourself and discover your potential through customized trainings, networking sessions and transversal projects.

More information about the program available on our website:

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The position at a glance

There are many different types of third party services including: consulting services, legal services, trade processing or clearing, software providers, and application hosting. The Third Party Security Assessment team is responsible for performing Information Security due diligence assessments on the 3rd party vendors used by BNP and managing the information security risks associated with each vendor relationship.

In detail

The 3rd Party Security Risk Intern, reporting to the Deputy Head of 3rd Party Security, will be supporting the overall program efforts by reviewing existing program assessment documentation and looking to make sure it aligns with current methodologies. In addition, this person may be asked to perform analysis on other program documentation and updated as needed.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Review all Policies, Procedures and other program supporting documentation and gain an understanding of how assessments are performed in the North American Region (NAR)
  • Review existing security assessments and make sure that the output aligns to current standards
  • Document any finding and work with team members to identify resolutions
  • Research current best practices and compare against current program. If gaps are identified develop possible solutions and present to 3rd Party Security Team members
  • Work on interim tasks as they are assigned
  • Update procedure documentation to incorporate process changes as needed.
  • Report progress against these tasks and overall Internship goals and objectives to the Head of Third Party

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

  •  Working towards a Bachelor of Arts/Science (or similar) degree in the field of Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology (or similar) from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal), and organizational and work documentation proficiency
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Capable of adapting to changing priorities, handle multiple assignments, and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate actions across multiple different teams
  • Desire to gain experience performing Information Security risk assessments
  • Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. Knowledge of English is required.

What you need to know

·         We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;

·         BNP Paribas is committed to accessibility and inclusion. If you need any accommodation during the recruitment process, you can contact

·         You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

To learn more about our DE&I commitments, click here

About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 63 countries, with more than 180,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,400 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

Our certifications and partnerships

·         Montreal’s Top Employers 2024

·         Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2024

·         Women in Governance  – Parity certified –  Platinum certification

·         Pride at Work Canada

·         Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

·         Part of Les Affaires top 300 companies in Quebec

·         Synclusiv

·         Ready, Willing, and Able

·         Autisme sans Limites

·         LinkedIn Top Companies 2024

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