Cybersecurity

As technology continues to play a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives, it’s critical to protect the technology that we use. Cybersecurity concerns the technologies, methods, and practices employed to protect the virtual and cyber physical world – including computers, mobile devices, databases, networks and programs – from infiltration and attack by unauthorized individuals and organizations. Cybersecurity careers allow individuals to help public and private organizations protect their information and assets from a broad range of cyberattacks.

The Cybersecurity Community is designed to keep students informed about relevant industry news and connect them with related opportunities.

Guide to Working at Microsoft

Microsoft is a multinational tech giant famous for its operating systems, productivity applications, and video game consoles. Working at Microsoft means working for one of the most prominent names in technology, and the company offers career opportunities in various areas, …

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Cybersecurity vs. Computer Science: What’s the Difference?

The difference between cybersecurity vs. computer science is subtle since cybersecurity is a specialization within computer science. Cybersecurity specialists primarily deal with protecting companies, data, and systems from cyberattacks, like ransomware, viruses, or phishing attempts. On the other hand, computer …

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Top Career Paths in the Age of AI

The age of artificial intelligence is here, and AI is quickly changing the way we work, learn, and live. Below, we look at some of the career paths currently in high demand in the age of AI. We outline what …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What Is Cybersecurity?

By 2025, total global data storage will likely reach 200 zettabytes (one zettabyte = one trillion gigabytes!). And 90% of the population over age six — that’s 7.5 billion people — will be generating data online by 2030. 

While the convenience of our …

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Cybersecurity vs. Software Engineering: Career Guide

You’ve decided that your career path should be in software development. It is a broad category and you may find that you need to narrow your focus before settling on one of the many computer science programs available.  

If …

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McKelvey Engineering Professional Development Stipend

In an effort to provide an equitable opportunity for students to make professional connections, stay current with developments and advancements in …

Nationally Competitive Industry Graduate Fellowships

These are just a few of the major fellowship programs; more will be added on an on-going basis. The majority …