Trend Micro Launches New Intern Program, Offers Cyber Security Scholarships, Performance Incentives

 Trend Micro Launches New Intern Program, Offers Cyber Security Scholarships,
                            Performance Incentives

PR Newswire

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 18, 2013

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro Incorporated
(TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions,
announced a new global internship program today. Inspired by CEO Eva Chen, the
initiative will offer a behind the scenes look at a global pioneer in security
and privacy technology. These interns – known as, "TrendTerns" – will also
have the opportunity to earn academic scholarships and other performance
incentives while gaining real-world experience.

"Our team is excited by the potential to gain fresh, new insights from our
interns," said Paula Hosking, Trend Micro's human resources shared services
director. "Their passion and curiosity will be contagious, which is why we
have chosen to reward their input and diverse approach to cyber security. This
internship program is an incredible opportunity for Trend Micro to help
influence and cultivate our next generation of talent and potential
leadership."

The global program encompasses six to eight weeks during the summer with
opportunities to return to Trend Micro for shorter winter breaks during the
academic year. They will learn about product development of security and
privacy solutions, as well as the latest developments cyber threats. The
interns will also be active in social media – blogging, tweeting and posting
on Facebook as they chronicle their day through the hashtag "#trendterns."

In recent years, Chen has emphasized the importance of the intern program by
encouraging employees to invite family members to participate. Within the
company, interns pursue various fields, including marketing, research and
development, technology systems, information systems, sales and finance. The
variety of work provides interns with several fast-paced projects to help them
expand professional skills, while experiencing a competitive and
technology-focused environment.

"Working with Trend Micro has afforded me the opportunity to gain business
insight that are not accessible in the classroom," said Boston Hedrick, a
Trend Micro finance intern. "Through this opportunity, I have contributed to
projects that actually support the company's objectives. Best of all, I have
not been relegated to running errands or meaningless busy work. Here, I have
the pleasure of seeing my hard work make a positive impact."

The overall intern experience will be documented throughout the summer in a
blog series entitled "TM INTERNally." To follow the summer interns and learn
about daily life at Trend Micro, please visit http://blog.trendmicro.com, or
find them through Trend Micro's Facebook and Twitter pages under the search
term #trendterns.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software, strives to
make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our solutions for
consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to protect
information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud.
Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative
security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving
ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat
intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, and
are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe. For more
information, visit TrendMicro.com.

SOURCE Trend Micro Incorporated

Website: http://www.trendmicro.com
Contact: Thomas Moore, +1-972-499-6648, thomas_moore@trendmicro.com
 
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