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Security and Risk Intern

REQ: REQ-127669 Administration

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Job Summary:

With superior battery designs and the fastest manufacturing lines in the world, Panasonic is producing millions of batteries per day at the Gigafactory to support Tesla’s electric vehicle and energy storage businesses. Panasonic invites you to join us in this ongoing full-scale effort to electrify our society. At PENA, security interns become part of a corporate security culture focused on protecting people, products, and ideas.  You’ll be joining a team well versed in aspects of Technical Security, Physical Security, Access Control, Information Security, and Business Continuity.

Essential Duties:
•    Utilize monitoring and reporting capabilities to assess and report on issues of concern to the company. 
•    Identify and mitigate risk throughout the organization. 
•    Coordinate with other business functions to meet the company’s security needs without causing unnecessary disruption to production goals. 
•    Manage and access video surveillance systems, access control systems, alarm monitoring systems. 
•    Respond to security events under the supervision of security management. 
•    Manage projects and key initiatives in order to reduce risk.
•    Develop project plans and tasks with managers.  
•    Communicate project expectations, planning, monitoring and follow through of assignments and expectations.

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements:
•    To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a possibility and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

Qualifications:  Requirements - Required or Preferred

•    Basic or Required:  Completion of at least two years of full-time enrollment, minimum 12 credit hours per semester, in a Bachelor’s degree program in Business, Criminal Justice, Physical Security, Business Continuity, Homeland Security, or similar. 

Essential Qualifications:
•    Must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student at an accredited four-year college or university
•    Completion of at least two years of full-time enrollment, minimum 12 credit hours per semester, in a Bachelor’s Degree program
•    Basic knowledge of project management processes and tools
•    Strong problem-solving skills
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to write and communicate technical information clearly and concisely
•    Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
•    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
•    Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Preferred Qualifications:
•    GPA of 3.2 or higher
•    Hands-on experience through project teams or previous jobs
•    A desire to create a sustainable future through energy storage, renewable energy, and electric vehicles

Internship Details:

  • The program will be a fulltime paid summer internship working for Panasonic at the Gigafactory
  • Must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student during the time of the internship at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 2 years at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • The program will be 12 weeks in length, and is planned to occur between Monday, May 23rd and Friday, August 12th. This date range is subject to change

About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries.  Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.

In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Supplemental Information:

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.


REQ: REQ-127669 Administration

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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