The Department of Cyber Intelligence and Security strongly encourages its students to seek internships, co-ops, and research experiences to complement classroom knowledge, help define career choices, and to gain real-world work experience to support their professional employment or high education pursuits upon graduation. This program aids in bridging the gap between student life and the working world while combining the student's academic and career interests with work experience.
Students establish valuable professional contacts and broaden their job opportunities after graduation. It increases self-confidence and interpersonal skills and enhances motivation and classroom participation.
Additionally, most CIS internships offer the potential to earn academic credit while at the same time earning money. In tight employment markets, the program gives students another competitive edge, augmenting our existing superior program of course work and hands-on projects.
Career Services and CIS department assists students in identifying internship and research opportunities that support career goals and academic requirements and in all steps of the application and interview process.
Select past internship opportunities include: Three-letter federal agencies such as CIA, FBI, NSA, and DOE, and private sector companies such as The Aerospace Corp, Agilent Technologies, Alliance Data, Amkor Technology, Amazon, APS, Boeing, First American, Google, Honeywell, HTG, Intel, Intermountain Healthcare, JDA, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, NuVasive, Sequris, and VailResorts.