Fixing a Computer

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EXPLORING CAREER PATHWAYS

VOYAGE V - CYBERSECURITY

LIFELONG LEARNING

FOLLOW THE STEPS

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STEPS 17-19

 

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5- CHANGE HAPPENS!

CHANGE HAPPENS!

 Taking An Alternative Pathway

All "Lifelong Learners" have unlimited possibilities before them. The path of lifelong learning can bring many enriching opportunities for personal and professional growth. It is possible one might start their life-learning at college, but then an unforeseen circumstance changes the course of their pathway. Whether from a life challenge or  by choice, lifelong learners actively pursue knowledge through real-world experiences in a variety of contexts...that may even lead them back to degree learning later in life.

 Life-learning opportunities can help you follow your passion while earning a living and/or developing valuable skills and experiences along your career pathway.

WORKING FULL-TIME AT A JOB

JOINING AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

ENLISTING IN U.S. MILITARY SERVICES

 

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5 - STEP #17 - WORKING FULL-TIME AT A JOB - OPTION 1

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Hands-On Learning @ The Job Site!

Below is a map of companies in need of Cybersecurity professionals.

Click on the arrow for company name to explore more. These are select companies locally that are involved with servicing this pathway.

  1. What is the company's vision? Goals? Mission?

  2. What services or products does the company provide?

  3. Using the organization's site career page, list the current job or internship openings that relate to The Cure pathway.

  4. Go to LinkedIN, search the profile page for each corporation and note any additional information about their vision or goals?

 

Record your findings in the QLV Log.

 

CYBERSECURITY RELATED COMPANIES LIST

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

DC METRO AREA

BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABS

UPTON, NY

FLASHPOINT

WORLDWIDE

LIFARS

NEW YORK CITY, NY

MILES TECHNOLOGY

NEW YORK CITY, NY

NORTHROP GRUMAN CYBER

BALTIMORE, MA

NORTON LIFELOCK

CAMBRIDGE, MA

SMP CORPORATION

ROCHESTER, NY

VERINT

MELVILLE, NY

(IF YOU WISH, YOU MAY ALSO SEARCH FOR OTHER COMPANIES.)

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5 - STEP #17 - EXPLORE MORE

 

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5 - STEP #18 -  APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING - OPTION 2

What is an Apprenticeship?

Earn While You Learn

An apprenticeship is a paid period of training that allows you to learn a particular skill or set of skills on the job or at a training facility.

Take a look at the following links related to Cybersecurity Apprenticeship or Certification and select two training opportunities you are interested in:

Record your findings

in the QLV Travel Log.

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CYBERSECURITY

PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

FROM DEF CON 24

SecureNinjaTV - Careers in Cybersecurity
 

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5 - STEP #19 - U.S. MILITARY SERVICES - OPTION 3

ARMED FORCES+ JOB TRAINING=

SUCCESS

A third career pathway is to receive on-the-job training while you are enlisted in the U. S. Armed Forces.  Some of the benefits of being in the Military are free education, advanced and specialized training, cultural insights from traveling around the world, and highly sought-after skills, leadership and training experience.

  • Explore one of the military services below for a career related to the cybersecurity field.

  • Watch video below:  An exclusive look behind the scenes of the U.S. military’s cyber defense.

  • In your journal, give your feedback and describe the military training program you would consider joining that you believe would enhance your career in the pathway of Cybersecurity. 
     

 

MILITARY SERVICES: Cybersecurity

NAVY

AIR FORCE

MARINES

U.S. COAST GUARD

WATCH THIS VIDEO:
PBS News Hour - An exclusive look behind the scenes of the U.S. military’s cyber defense.

Cybersecurity - Pathway 5 - STEP#19 - EXPLORE MILITARY SERVICES

 
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