Internship - Summer 2018 at Tessian
London, GB
The Role

We're opening up internship applications for summer 2018. We expect internships to run from between 8-16 weeks, and all internships will be paid. When submitting your application please make clear what areas you are interested in, why you'd be a good fit, and what dates you are available.

We haven't finalised the number of interns we will be taking on, however we have potential to offer internships in:

Business Development (Lead Generation and market analysis)

Engineering (Node, Python, Data Science, C#)


Operations (Finance, HR, Hiring, Risk)


Tessian (formerly CheckRecipient) uses advanced machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to make it impossible for sensitive information to end up in the wrong hands. We protect enterprise networks against new and intelligent cyber threats by preventing breaches in real-time.

Founded by a team of Imperial College engineers, we’re backed by some of the world’s leading technology investors. We work with international clients in the financial, legal and professional services sectors who trust us to find the most intelligent ways to keep their data secure.

We’ve recently closed a fundraising round of $2.7m led by Accel and LocalGlobe and we are looking to work with the brightest minds to help us accomplish our goal and help us defend our clients against the biggest cybersecurity problems.

Tessian's Awards

Winner - Cyber Security Breakthrough Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year 2017Cyber Security Breakthrough Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year 2017

Winner - CogX 2017 Best Innovation in Data Protection and Privacy

Winner - INFOSEC 2017 Most Innovative Cyber Security Company

Winner - Info Security Product Guide’s Global Excellence Awards 2017 for the Best Security Startup

Winner - WIRED Security 2016 Best Startup Award

Winner - LegalGeek Best Machine Intelligence Start Up 2016

Our Team

You can check out some photos of our team on our Instagram, or check out our team page.


Here's a quick summary of what we're looking for; if this sounds like you, please apply!

Be studying for or recently graduated from a good degree at a good university

An interest in startups & tech

You need to have the right to work in the UK for the period of the internship. We cannot sponsor visas for this internship period. You will also need to be able to travel to/from Central London (Old Street) Monday-Friday for the duration of the internship. Accomodation is not provided.


Competitive salary and pro-rated paid holiday (pro-rated equivalent of 22 days per year)

Equality and Diversity

Tessian is an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. You can read our equality and diversity statement here. We're also a corporate member of WISE.

How to apply

Please attach your résumé and take the time to write a quick cover letter about why you’d like to work at Tessian and specifically what attracts you to this role.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Important Notices:

Please note that we do not accept applications or résumés from recruiters unless we have specifically asked a given recruiter to submit candidates for this role