June 27: MN Cyber Career Expo

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The MN Cyber Career Expo  is for high-tech employers to meet with students from MN Cyber Academy, Metropolitan State University, Minnesota State and DEED registered IT-Trained Veterans.

The event will be 1 to 4 p.m. June 27, at Metropolitan State University, Student Center, 690 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul.

Employers that wish to exhibit should register using this link. The cost is $100 per company/employer. Registration closes June 15. Space constraints limit the event to 50 employers. Contact Faisal Kaleem  at 651-793-1238 or faisal.kaleem@metrostate.edu for more information.

The MN Cyber Academy in Saint Paul, Minnesota provides candidates with the skills, knowledge and credentials required to successfully begin or advance a career in the fields of Information Technology and Cybersecurity. This program was designed by Metropolitan State and the Minnesota IT Center of Excellence, in collaboration with senior executives and technical staff from the Department of Defense, leading government contractors, and Fortune 500 companies.

Jobs that require cybersecurity know-how have a range of titles. The most common, according to the SANS Institute Cybersecurity Professional Trends survey, are Security Analyst, Security Engineer or Architect, Security/IT Director or Manager, CISO/CSO, Systems Administrator, Network Architect or Engineer, Forensics Investigator, Auditor, Systems Engineer or Integrator, among quite a few others.