Searching for your first job can be intimidating, especially in the vast world of cyber and network security. At Cambridge, we don’t just help students develop IT skills and earn qualifying credentials. Each student receives continuous support from our Career Services Department from the time they start their program to when they graduate.
Our department is made up of HR professionals and industry experts who know what employers are looking for. With this powerful team of career advisors by your side, you’ll be fully equipped to pursue meaningful employment the moment you graduate from your program.
If you start at Cambridge unsure of your ideal position in cyber and network security, don’t worry. Our career advisors will meet with you early on and help you with the career planning process.
This includes helping you get into a career-oriented mindset, learning your interests, discovering your strengths, and helping you learn how to overcome potential obstacles.
As you progress through your program, your advisors will keep you on track with your career objectives and help you accomplish career-focused tasks. They can also help you determine IT certifications to obtain as you continue to formulate your ideal position.
From adding in your portfolio work to writing an effective summary, you’ll get one-on-one assistance in making strong job application materials. Our advisors will help you format your resumé, show you how to list results-driven skill sets and how to tailor it toward specific cyber security positions.
You’ll also get help with writing cover letters for jobs. For example, you’ll learn the difference between a distinct cover letter and a generic one, mistakes to avoid and how to formulate it for specific positions.
Throughout your time at Cambridge and beyond, our career team of HR professionals and industry experts will prepare you for the interview process and what happens after. This includes mock interviews, interviewing practice and learning fundamental skills.
Learn effective techniques when interviewing for IT positions, such as:
- How to use your resumé as a launching pad for discussion
- How to handle one-on-one and group interviews
- The key to professional body language
- What questions you should ask during the interview
- How to master second interviews
- Ways to follow up after an interview
- How to negotiate salary offers
After you graduate, your support at Cambridge doesn’t end. Our career services team prides itself on following up with students and connecting them to relevant cyber and network security opportunities.
Since our externship and employer partnerships are far and wide, we’re always sending our graduates potential options for employment. If you need continued support with your job application materials, such as your resumé or cover letters, you can make an appointment with one of our career advisors and get help.
No matter where you’re at in your journey, we stay connected and provide you with ongoing support.
It’s easy to begin your cyber and network security career at Cambridge. Receive ongoing career development and academic support with our 100% online courses. To learn more about our programs and student services, call us today at 877-206-4279 or send us a message.
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