Registration for the Spring 2022 Virtual Career Fair is open! The event will occur on Thursday, March 31st, from 12 – 4 pm CDT in our online job platform, Handshake. Students will be able to meet with employers in live synchronous group or 1:1 sessions. We currently have over 30 employers participating in the fair with various job and internship opportunities nationwide. The career fair is ideal for all current job seekers and upcoming and recent graduates. To attend the Career Fair, students will need to log in to Handshake and register for the event. An overview video on how to utilize Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Platform along with the Career Fair registration link is available on the Career Fair page. For questions about the career fair, reach out to Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ve all heard there is a cyber skills gap, but what does that really mean? What can be done about it? Professor Karla Carter speaks with Perry Carpenter as part of an impressive line-up of industry experts to dissect this issue. Well worth a listen, or two.
The Fall 2021 Career Fair is October 21st on Handshake. Gavilon, Lincoln Electric Systems, and Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) have selected Cybersecurity majors as a target audience for them. There may be more as employers can register until 10/18.
NDCS will also be attending the Pop Up Employer fair on campus Tuesday, October 12th
Local employers will be “Popping Up” all around BRUIN Plaza (courtyard by Humanities Building) with FT, PT, & Internship opportunities on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 11 am – 1 pm CDT. Students may find more information on Handshake at https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/28182.
The Fall 2021 Virtual Career Fair is two weeks away! The event will occur on Thursday, October 21st, from 12 – 4 pm CDT in our online job platform, Handshake. Students will be able to meet with employers in live synchronous group or 1:1 sessions. We currently have 36 employers participating in the fair with various job and internship opportunities nationwide. Career Services would appreciate it if you would share this information with your students. The career fair is ideal for all current job seekers and upcoming and recent graduates. To attend the Career Fair, students will need to login to Handshake and register for the event. An overview video on how to utilize Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Platform along with the Career Fair registration link is available on the Career Fair page.
NSA has several recruiting events coming up, more info here: https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nsa/nsavirtual.html
Minervaverse is a private Discord-server based social and professional club for women in cybersecurity who are affiliated with Bellevue University (students, alumni, faculty, staff). Our name is from Minerva, the Roman Goddess of wisdom, strategic warfare, and technology. Our mascot is an owl and our motto is “Alis grave nil” – “Nothing is heavy with wings”. Discord is a free text, voice-, and video-enabled collaboration platform available for desktop (PC or Mac) or mobile.
Minervaverse activities will include guest speakers, networking, mentoring, resource sharing, and fun! It’s intended to be a secure and welcoming place where everyone is free to be authentic and grow together. Women at all levels of cybersecurity experience and knowledge are encouraged to join.
We officially launch on Monday, October 4, 2021, as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Please contact Professor Karla Carter at email@example.com if you wish to receive an invitation link to the server or have questions. You will need to register for a free Discord account, as well: Discord | Your Place to Talk and Hang Out
Great opportunity for recent grads and graduating seniors (Dec 2021) to intern with United States Strategic Command in Omaha NE. Read below for job description and qualifications.
The U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) located at Offutt Air Force Base, NE is seeking recent college graduates (May/August 2021 graduates) and graduating seniors (December 2021 graduates) from accredited colleges or universities to be trained in STEM positions (math, operations, engineering, science) in the prestigious PALACE Acquire (PAQ) Internship Program, a post-grad internship program that essentially is a full-time job part of a 3-year program (full-time competitive salary and benefits, and the program would allow candidates to obtain a Master’s Degree paid for by the Government and an opportunity to enter federal service afterward as part of the team here at USSTRATCOM afterward). Candidates will learn from some of the very best, working shoulder to shoulder with Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) Managers who help connect resources to mission priorities and provide vital decision-making support to the Air Force and their mission in air, space, and cyberspace.
This is an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution and apply innovative solutions on challenging and rewarding projects. As a PAQ intern, candidates will gain real-world experience. See attached Palace Acquire Intern Summary sheet for more information. Please feel free to share this with appropriate STEM related graduates and students that are actively searching for employment.
QUALIFICATIONS & ELIGIBILITY:
• U.S. citizenship required
• Recent college graduates, graduating seniors, or those completing advanced degrees from an accredited college or university
• BS in Operations Research, Math, Statistics, or other STEM-related fields
• GPA 2.95 or above
• Ability to obtain Security Clearance (funded by USAF)
FULL-TIME PALACE ACQUIRE (PAQ) INTERN PROGRAM:
• A formal 3 year training and career development track
• Real-world projects and missions
• Mentoring provided by Senior Operations Research Analysts
• Opportunities to lead projects
• Annual performance-based promotions
• Placement into a permanent AFCS position as a professional-level Operations Research Analyst once the PAQ program is successfully completed
A FULL-TIME OFFER INCLUDES FEDERAL BENEFITS AS WELL AS THESE INCENTIVES:
• Recruitment Bonus for selected positions
• Student Loan Repayment
• Paid move to employment location (Offutt AFB, NE)
• 100% Tuition Assistance toward a graduate degree while in the PAQ Program
Outside of this program for undergraduates, they are also targeting a graduate student in Math or Ops Research programs for a full-time position in a similar role. This individual would be able to enter directly into the Federal Workforce under the Department of the Air Force, with a starting salary in the high $90s, a top secret clearance, and opportunity for growth. This position is open now.
Both positions are in Omaha at Offutt Air Force Base. Since this is a unique civilian hire opportunity, candidates do not need to apply through the USAjobs.gov site and can apply directly via email with a cover letter and resume to this main point of contact:
Rachel A Long, GS-14, DAF
Deputy Chief, War Plan Evaluation Division
U.S. Strategic Command, J59
The National Security Agency has a number of student programs available for qualified applicants. Many application periods end at the end of October and selections may be made for programs up to a year in advance to take a look early.
Bellevue University has listings for a number of internships across the country using the Handshake systems. There are currently 600 positions that have listed cybersecurity as a targeted major in the qualification area, so students to utilize the source. There is more on Handshake here – https://www.bellevue.edu/student-support/career-services/job-postings
Students doing an internship may be able to receive elective credit for the position. Contact your advising coach for more information.
Each year the CAE Community sponsors a virtual career fair for those interested in the cybersecurity profession. Polish up your resume and register for live-day access on September 17th 2021.
For more information and registration follow this link:
Thursday, May 20th is College Day at the 2021 RSA Conference.
When students register, they’ll receive an All Access Pass valid for Thursday, May 20 that gives them access to more than 50 sessions and keynotes plus two tailored experiences just for them. We believe this includes entrance into the Professional Development & Personnel Management Presentations and Networking Lounge, which is being hosted by Bellevue University’s Professor Ron Woerner.
Learn more and register at https://www.rsaconference.com/usa/the-experience/special-programs/college-day.