Frequently Asked Questions
During the course of their internships, our interns get read feedback to see how they are going and what a longer-term career with us (or in cybersecurity generally) may look like for them
All the usual important stuff like education, expected graduation, skills, tools, programming languages, relevant courses and experience.
Emphasise information that you feel is relevant to your application with us. Tell us how you’ve used your skills by incorporating them into the experience section on your resume. Focus on accomplishments rather than duties and try to include both quantitative and qualitative metrics that may be a measure of the impact you made.
Don’t forget to include the best contact information (phone number and email) through which we can contact you.
We recommend sticking to standard font sizes and using no more than 2 colours for clean formatting that captures your experiences. PDF or .doc are preferred formats. Be sure to proof-read and spell check your resume!
We prefer chronological resumes than overviews of experience so we can see when you accomplished certain things.
We value diversity and individuality of background experience, and believe that is what helps make our organisation strong.
We look for passion, curiosity, innovation, drive, and people who are great to work with. Ideal candidates go above and beyond to grow their skill set and separate themselves from the competition.
While cover letters aren’t required, we don’t mind if you do one, as they can help us better understand you and your experience in the context of your application with us.
If you do write one, tell us what interests you about Gridware and the industry we operate in. You won’t be “marked down” if you don’t submit one, because we read each resume that we receive carefully!