Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Career Success

Why Computer Networking & Cybersecurity?

In today's increasingly connected world, implementing and maintaining network infrastructure and protecting digital information are priorities for organizations, individuals, and government entities.

Networking, systems and IT operations, and cybersecurity are becoming more complex as societies, industries, and governments come to rely more and more on digital networks and devices in everyday operations. Experts are in high demand throughout industries and geographical regions.

These fields offer a world of exciting career possibilities, such as:

  • information security engineer
  • systems security analyist
  • incident response team lead
  • system administrator
  • network engineer

Champlain Grads Outperform National Employment Trends

The Upside-Down Curriculum, our career-focused education, and our extensive opportunities for hands-on experience give Champlain's Computer Networking & Cybersecurity grads a serious advantage when pursuing the jobs they want most upon graduation. 100% of students who graduated from this major in 2019 are either employed or continuing their education just six months after graduation. 

What kinds of jobs are Champlain Computer Networking & Cybersecurity graduates taking? Recent grads have accepted positions such as:

  • Bio Bait LLC // Head of Technology & Marketing // Littleton, CO

  • Bloomberg LP // Data Analyst // Skillman, NJ

  • Centripetal Networks // Technical Support Engineer // Portsmouth, NH

  • Dell Secureworks // Senior IT Support Technician // Providence, RI

  • National Life Group // Information Security Analyst // Montpelier, VT

  • Stroz Friedberg // Cyber Associate // Boston, MA

  • Vertek // IT Systems & Security Analyst // Burlington, VT 

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce 

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

  • 91% are either employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating.
  • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
  • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.

The Results Are Clear

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.