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Carnegie Mellon University’s Summer Security Intensive

CMU’s Summer Security Intensive is an opportunity provided for current juniors, who are pursuing work in the Cyber Forensics and CIS fields of work. The SSI is a paid summer fellowship, provided by CMU.  The total that can be earned from participating in this fellowship is around $2500.  Heinz college provides financial aid for all of those accepted into the program which can cover all participation costs, transportation, housing, meals, tuition, books, other supplies, social functions, and also a 1,000 stipend.

Participants will go to classes and get to meet and gain experience with some of the most skilled professionals in the cyber security field.  The three classes that SSI participants will take will focus on security topics, that are issues that many students and professionals alike face.


To apply for this fellowship, follow the link here.

Again the opportunity to apply for this fellowship is quickly approaching, and those interested should apply immediately.

Paid Cyber Security Summer Fellowship at CMU

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is hosting a summer fellowship aimed at cyber security students who will be seniors in the Fall of 2016. The IT Lab: Summer Security Initiative (SSI) is a roughly six week program that will be taking place from June 19, 2016- July 30, 2016.

SSI is an opportunity for participants to engage in a unique environment that will prepare them for careers post-school. Interaction with some of the world’s most foremost information security experts will be a daily occurrence and a majority of them will be teaching the program’s daily classes. If all of this wasn’t enough to convince future seniors to apply, keep in mind that students who complete the SSI program will be eligible to receive a scholarship of at least 50% of tuition to CMU’s Heinz College to pursue a master’s degree.

Important Information:
Deadline to apply:        March 1, 2016
Dates:                             June 19, 2016 – July 30, 2016
Requirements:             Participant will be a senior in Fall 2016
Financial Information:   All costs of housing, meals, tuition, books, and travel to and from CMU will be covered
Other compensation:    Participants will receive $1000 for participating

The application process can be found at:

Good luck!

2015 Data Privacy Day sponsored by CMU

dpdOn Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Carnegie Mellon University is sponsoring an event celebrating National Data Privacy Day.

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is an international effort centered on Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust. Data Privacy Day is an international effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. For more information, please visit StaySafeOnline.org

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend an exciting seminar on Data Privacy. An event will take place at the Jared L. Cohon University Center on the Carnegie Mellon campus. For more information, please visit http://cups.cs.cmu.edu/privacy-day/2015/#schedule

P.S. RMU students can always earn SET credit for attending 😉