Building the Cyber Workforce in Higher Education: Security Internships at Ohio State

Tuesday, May 02 | 4:30PM–5:30PM | Colorado Ballroom IJ, Lower Level 2
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Concurrent Session
Ohio State has implemented a Security Internship program. Undergraduate students of any major are invited to apply for this program, which includes working with the university security team on a part-time basis, features ongoing mentoring and career skills, and culminates in an external internship and scholarship opportunities. Learn about this program and how you might implement a similar program at your institution. This is a general interest session.

Outcomes: Learn how to implement a security internship program * Understand how to engage internal and external stakeholders * Collaborate with participants to identify potential work that interns might do as interns


  • Helen Patton

    Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • John Sparks

    Security Intern, Ohio State University

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