Career Spotlight: Cybersecurity

With massive information security breaches at major retailers beginning in late 2013 and growing since, the nation’s attention has suddenly focused on this area. Hackers are more focused and aggressive in their efforts to mine and sell valuable information – including our very identities – to the highest bidder. As information security breaches become both more common and more costly, the need for increased focus on cyber security is ever more apparent.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, the job growth prospects for positions in information security is expected to grow 37 percent, or much faster than average, over the next decade. In addition to strong growth, the median salary in the field is more than $85,000. Experts expect the field to grow as more and more businesses need trained professionals capable of protecting a company’s valuable, sensitive information from hackers. While the cyber security field is growing, it is also evolving, as hackers develop new and innovative ways to mine for sensitive data. As a result, information security specialists must constantly adapt to stay one step ahead of potential attackers online. Experts in this field are expects to monitor for possible breaches in security, implement thoughtful plans to prevent such breaches, conduct testing to ensure the systems in place are strong, and consistently improve on their depth and breadth of knowledge in the field in order to stay ahead of cybercriminals.

Given the increased need for cyber security professionals and the prospect of continued professional evolution and growth within the field itself, there’s no better time than now to pursue a Master of Science or Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance through Regis University. With classes in risk management, advanced forensics, auditing and much more, our programs equip you to protect the confidentiality, security, integrity and availability of data and delivery systems from malice or accidental infringement, whether the data is in storage, processing or transit.


Upcoming Career Events

2016 Regis University CC&IS Virtual Career Fair -November 1st

2016 CC&IS Virtual Career Fair

When:  November 1, 2016

Time:  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (MDT)

The Center for Career and Professional Development is proud to present the first-ever virtual career fair for Regis University students and alumni! Chat online with employers from top regional, national and global tech organizations.  

Stay Tuned!  More information about participating employers is coming soon!

Click HERE to register

For questions about the Virtual Career Fair, email careers@regis.edu or call 303.458.3508.


Special LinkedIn Event for Regis Alumni and Graduate Students - October 5th!

LinkedIn Strategies with Rob Humphrey (LinkedIn's Career Expert)

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Time:  6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where:  University of Denver, Davis Auditorium in Sturm Hall

Cost:  $15 (includes dinner)

Register:  www.alumni.du.edu/LinkedInSuccess 

(Register early - we expect a sold-out event!)

Regis University alumni and graduate students are invited to attend this valuable LinkedIn Strategies seminar. Learn how to use LinkedIn to find jobs and contacts, view LinkedIn's newest updates, help employers and prospective clients find you, and leverage alumni connections for career success.

If you have questions, call the Center for Career and Professional Development at 303.458.3508 or email us at careers@regis.edu.


Check out our Fall 2016 Career Workshops!

Career Development Workshops - Fall 2016 Schedule 

All Workshops are from 4-4:30 p.m. in Clarke Hall, Room 214 
Drop-Ins Welcome. Snacks Provided.

Career development experts available for consultations following each workshop! 

Wednesday, October 5 - Interviewing Tuesday, October 11 - Interviewing 
Wednesday, November 2 - Networking/LinkedIn
Tuesday, November 8 - Networking/LinkedIn Thursday, December 1 - Salary Negotiation

Save the Date! Accounting & Finance Fair - September 2016

Accounting & Finance Fair

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Time:  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Mountain View Room, Claver Hall

Regis University Northwest Denver Campus (3333 Regis Blvd., Denver, Colorado)

Regis University students and alumni of the School of Business and Economics majoring (or with a degree) in finance and accounting are invited to attend the Accounting & Finance Fair. This event features employers from accounting firms, corporations and government agencies. Many of the recruiters who participate in the Accounting & Finance Fair return to campus in the weeks following the event to conduct on-campus interviews.


PREPARE FOR THE FAIR!!

Accounting & Finance Fair Prep Workshop

Wednesday, September 21st

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Main Hall, room 333

Career Counselors will be on-hand to help you prepare to meet with the recruiters at the fair.


STUDENTS: RSVP by emailing careers@regis.edu.  For questions, please call 303.458.3508.

EMPLOYERS: If you'd like to register to have a table at this fair, please contact Karen Adducci at 303.458.3509 or email at kmetzger@regis.edu.






Colorado Business School Career Fair - September 29th

2016 Colorado Business School Career Fair

When: Thursday, September 29th

Time:  2:00-5:30 p.m.

Where:  Sports Authority Field at Mile High (Denver, CO)

Regis University students and alumni who are looking for career opportunities will not want to miss this once-a-year mega career fair.  More than 160 major companies and organizations will be there to find candidates for full-time employment and internships.

FREE EVENT

FREE PARKING

PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE IS REQUIRED

BRING SEVERAL COPIES OF YOUR RESUME

RSVP to careers@regis.edu

Regis University students and alumni who are looking for career opportunities will not want to miss this once-a-year mega career fair.  More than 160 major companies and organizations will be there to find candidates for full-time employees and internships.