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Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Career Success
Why Computer Networking & Cybersecurity?
In today's increasingly interconnected world, implementing and maintaining network infrastructure and protecting digital information are priorities for organizations and society at large. The fields of networking, systems and IT operations, and cybersecurity are becoming more complex as societies, industries, and government agencies come to rely more and more on digital networks, systems, and technology in everyday operations.
The computer networking and cybersecurity field offers a world of exciting career possibilities:
- 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.
Recent Computer Networking & Cybersecurity graduates have accepted various positions, including:
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.