The bv伟德国际1946 基金会’s 网络安全 and IT 劳动力 Collaboratives concluded its first 网络安全 and 它校外实习期旋转. Through this paid two-week program, externs from across Arizona gained expert insight into the cybersecurity and IT industries directly from employers.

Thanks to the help of our business sponsors, the 基金会 provided stipends to 17 participants, 还是外面的, which included individuals with high school, 社区学院, 大学, 军事, and non-traditional educational and workforce backgrounds. 他们收到实际, real-world experience through project learning and educational exposure to cybersecurity and IT industry career pathways. Participants had the opportunity to complete a team research project that they presented to potential employers, honing in their employability skills. 在校外实习, employers mentored externs and developed strong professional relationships.

Thank you to our employer partners:

  • CommonSpirit
  • eBacon
  • 自由港麦克莫兰铜金公司
  • 在全国范围内
  • 贝宝
  • 盐河项目
  • 西南天然气
  • Zovio

Thank you to all our guest speakers:

  • Tim Roemer, Director, 状态 of Arizona Department of 首页land Security
  • Malcolm Harkins, CEO, Protect-to-Enable
  • CompTIA, Splunk, CVS Health
  • CyberKnights:
  • SafeBreach
  • Bensinger咨询
  • Maricopa County Community Colleges, ISC (2), ISACA, Cloud Security Alliance


“我很感激. This externship has opened a lot of doors and connections. For the past two weeks, I found a family from people I can actually work with one day in the future. And I want to be active with the bv伟德国际1946 and the externship rotation in any shape or form.” - Juricelle Omega, Extern

“The speakers were so down to earth and willing to mentor and guide us in any way they possibly could, 最重要的是, they reassured us that there is a place in the IT and or the 网络安全 sector for anyone who is willing to pay the price. This Externship will change lives and create legacies for some of us!” - Maria Aceves, Extern


“After years of talent acquisition involvement, this program stands out as the most unique! So fun and engaging, I learned so much from the externs and Phoenix Chamber leadership. I am excited to see what is next for programs like this.” – Victoria Thomas Senior Software Engineer, Pet Resource & Recovery at 在全国范围内 Mutual Insurance

“It was refreshing to see bright minds jumping together to help the community honing their 网络安全 skillset. I believe the program was diverse enough that it will boost the selected candidates’ career.” – Mohamad Ghannoum, Security Engineer I, Zovio

If you are interested in learning about the 网络安全 and IT industries, check out the newest addition to the AZ网络人才网站, where you can watch the employer sessions of the 2021 网络安全 and 它校外实习期旋转!

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