Issuu on Google+

CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM FOR Young women

A two-week, $300 stipend supported program providing an introduction for young women on how to play in the nationwide CSAW High School Cyber Forensics Challenge and win!

Apply OnlinE

www.poly.edu/womencsaw

Monday, July 8th–Friday, JULY 19TH SPONSORED BY:

Learn about cybersecurity in new York city The NYU-Poly CSAW Program for Young Women in High School provides a unique opportunity for teenage women from the New York City area. Qualified students will engage in an educational program covering the fundamental concepts of computer science, math and cybersecurity, leading to participation in a nationwide CSAW High School Cyber Forensics Challenge hosted annually by NYU-Poly. For more information on last year’s event, visit: www.poly.edu/csaw2012. 30 qualified young women from local high schools will be selected to engage in two weeks of stipend-supported day trips for lectures and hands-on training in New York City. The program is designed to introduce the basic ideas and challenges of computer science and cybersecurity to high school students. The program will include significant hands-on lab exercises and students will be provided access to an online-accessible Virtual Lab (VITAL) to facilitate extracurricular and selflearning activity to prepare students to compete in CSAW. Participants will be monitored and evaluated, and a formal letter of completion and evaluation will be provided. Students will also gain access to a mentor network of NYU-Poly alumni and affiliates for career and professional resources. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to gain exposure in a growing and increasingly important career field—apply today!

Apply Online www.poly.edu/womencsaw CLASSROOM TOPICS n Introduction to Programming

n Introduction to Information Assurance

n Data and File-system Analysis

n Operating Systems

n Encryption, Hashing and Steganography

n Networking

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

Apply today

Ideal applicants for the program are:

www.poly.edu/womencsaw

n High school women n Interest in math and computers

APPLICATION DEADLINE

n Looking for an exciting career in computer science

Friday, March 29, 2013

BENEFITS TO STUDENTS n Reinforce computer science and math concepts n Introduce cybersecurity concepts

You will be notified of our decision by: Friday, April 12, 2013

For COURSE CONTENT information contact

n College resume builder

Linda Sellie

n Learn to compete in CSAW competition

lsellie@poly.edu

n Network with other like-minded students and faculty

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES To receive a full $300 stipend, participants are required to: n Attend and complete the two-week summer program n Be a member of a CSAW team at your own school to compete in the Fall n

If your team is selected as a finalist, participate in the all-expense-paid competition in New York City from Thursday, November 14th through Saturday, November 16th 2013

STIPENDs for participants n $300 stipend n Daily lunches

For additional information contact Heather C. Fomin

Associate Dean of Admissions hfomin@poly.edu (718) 637-5921


CSAW Cybersecurity Program for Young Women