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A career in cybersecurity can be very challenging and fun at the same time. In an ever-changing world of computer technology and rapidly evolving cyber threats, attackers and defenders are in a constant loop of cat-and-mouse game.

Several of our graduates have taken full-time roles in cyber in national labs, government contractors and private industries.

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics ( consistently ranks careers in computer science and cybersecurity fields as growing much faster than average, with wages much higher than average.

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

Typical Careers and Salaries

Median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $86,320 in May 2018 according to

  • Information Security Analysts: $98,350
  • Computer Programmers: $84,280
  • Software Developers: $105,590
  • Computer Network Architects: $109,020
  • Computer System Analysts: $88,740
  • Web Developers: $69,430

Current Internship and Job Opportunities

Visit the Computer Science and Engineering Internship and Job page for detail information on current internship and job opportunities.

CAE Virtual Career Fair

The Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cybersecurity Community is hosting the fourth annual CAE Virtual Career Fair (VCF), sponsored by NCyTE and the National Science Foundation (NSF), on September 4, 2020, from 9:00am-1:00pm PT. For more information visit: