As part of its ongoing effort to make higher education more affordable, Capella is offering an updated series of grant opportunities for new students.
For prospective students affiliated with the military, Capella is offering a new grant of $10,000 for new students who enroll in any business or IT doctoral program by Sept. 8, 2014, and meet other requirements. In addition, new students who start their program between April and June of 2014, and pass their first course are eligible to receive a $4,000 Master’s in Information Systems and Technology Management Grant. Click here to view complete list of grants available.
The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all our mission areas. Students receiving degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other Information Security and Cyber-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) believes students from the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence may be particularly interested in the following positions:
· 1043479 – Cyber National Mission Force Targeting Analyst
· 1041718 – Cyber National Mission Force Mitigation Analyst
· 1042292 – Trusted Engineering Solutions – Architecture and Engineering Development
· 1043394 – Software Project Manager
· 1043995 – Network System Engineer
· 1043482 – Network Vulnerability Analyst
· 1043477 – Information Assurance Fulltime Development Programs
· 1037523 – Information Assurance Professionals
Students may apply for these positions by visiting www.nsa.gov/careers and looking for the position numbers listed above.
- U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants
- Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.
- NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
For questions concerning the application process, please contact NSA Recruitment & Staffing at:
1-866-NSA-HIRE (1-866-672-4473) or e-mail customercare@NSA.gov
Since 2011, ACSA has provided scholarships to women studying for their B.S. and M.S. degrees in fields relating to information security. These $5000 to $10,000 scholarships provide assistance to women at formative stages of their careers. With the addition of HP’s multi-year financial commitment to this program starting with the 2014-15 academic year, ACSA will be able to increase the number of scholarships, in turn helping to increase the number of women in the field.
Also new for the 2014-15 academic year, the Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W), an arm of the Computing Research Alliance, is joining the SWSIS program. CRA-W will participate in SWSIS publicity and in selecting scholarship winners through their extensive network of faculty members in the field.
Use the link below for more information about applying for the scholarship.
On February 26, 2014, the Intelligence Community (IC) will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair. Those interested will be able to explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters and subject matter experts, and learn how to apply for job openings.
Participating IC Agencies include:
· Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
· Federal Bureau of Investigation Language Services Section (FBI LSS)
· National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
· National Security Agency (NSA)
· National Virtual Translation Center (NVTC)
· Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
For more information or to register for this event, please visit: http://www.icvirtualfair.com/.
The ISC2 foundation offers a number of scholarships in the field of Information Assurance and Security. See the info at the link below if you are interested:
ISC2 is offering a scholarship in IAS for those who have served in the military. Here is the criteria to qualify:
- Applicant Qualifications:
- Honorably discharged from one of the five branches of the United States Military
(Supply copy of DD214 short form)
- End service date must be between 7/1/2008 and 7/1/2013
- Worked at any of the following levels: IAT I, IAT II, or IAM I. (Note: holding a certification within those levels does not prohibit an applicant from applying for this program. This program is designed to assist returning service people to “train up” to the SSCP, CISSP, CAP or CSSLP certifications)
3a. Performed 5 or more of the tasks listed on the attached spreadsheet as part of their
3b. All 5 tasks do not have to be within the same technical level
- Possess work experience as required by the certification the applicant is seeking (attach resume: see specific instructions in F1 of application)
- Submit to a background check if awarded a U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship
- Must complete education and exam no later than 12 months from the time the scholarship is awarded at the end of October 2013.
If you meet the criteria and are interested, you can apply at: