Find a Cyber Security Job or Internship
UMUC can help you prepare for and navigate your cyber security job search.
UMUC is committed to helping you translate your education into professional success. Our Career Center is here to support you throughout your professional life, with services and events to help you find an internship, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and connect with UMUC's vast alumni network.
Whether you're looking for an entry-level cyber security job or you're ready to advance into cyber security administration, Career Services has resources to assist you.
Career Services for Students and Alumni
Start Your Career Quest
CareerQuest is an online career management tool that allows you to browse jobs from companies looking to hire UMUC graduates, as well as listings from CareerBuilder, Indeed Jobs and Internships.com; post your resume; apply for jobs; receive notifications of new postings; research companies and careers; find contacts in your industry; connect with alumni; and more.
Search for Cyber Security Jobs
UMUC's career counselors can help you develop a job search strategy. Our counselors can direct you to industry-specific job Web sites and help you research salary information and companies. If you're looking for a federal job, we can help you understand the federal hiring process and give you tips on writing KSAs and optimizing your resume for federal applications.
Search for Cyber Security Internships
Connect with Employer Sponsors
Get to know UMUC's Employer Sponsors—companies that have a strong interest in hiring UMUC students.
Share Your Professional Credentials
Optimal Resume, available through CareerQuest, allows you to create an online presentation of your credentials and portfolio to share with your network through social media and your own customized professional website.
Polish Your Resume and Cover Letter
UMUC's career counselors can assist you in crafting the best resume and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience and education—and gain the attention of prospective employers.
Prepare for Interviews
Our career counselors can help you practice for your upcoming job interview. Appointments are available in our Largo, Maryland, Career Center or by phone, e-mail or even Skype—just fill out the Talk to a Career Counselor form.
Cyber Security Affects All Types of Businesses
A diverse range of businesses are hiring for cyber security jobs.
In fact, demand for cyber security professionals in health care, education and public administration has doubled in the past five years.1
Cyber security jobs can be found at defense contracting agencies and financial, telecommunications, industrial and retail companies.1
1 Source: Based on a Burning Glass International study of cyber security job postings in 2011.
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Demand for Cyber Security Experts Growing
Hiring for cyber security positions grew 73 percent in the last five years, compared to 6 percent growth for the overall job market.1
A study of job postings suggests there are shortages in qualified managers and cyber security analysts to fill jobs.1
Companies Recruiting for Internships
These companies have attended cyber security job fairs at UMUC to recruit students:
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- ExecuTech Strategic Consulting
- General Dynamics
- ManTech International
- MOSAIC Technologies Group
- Northrop Grumman
- Radius Technology Group
- The Boeing Company