What does the National CyberWatch Center do?
The National CyberWatch Center is a mission is to lead the collaborative efforts to advance cybersecurity education and strengthen the national cyber workforce. The Center is the leader in cybersecurity education, bringing together the resources of a broad national network that includes students, schools, individuals, and business.

What is the Federal Student Work-Study Program?
The Federal Work-Study program provides students with the opportunity to earn wages through on-campus or off-campus employment. Students participants receive a biweekly paycheck for hours worked. Students may work up to 20 hours per week. This is not a loan, funds receive don’t need to be paid back. Hourly, rate vary depending on the complexity of the job

How do I qualify for a paid internship?
To be considered for the program, students must

  • Be an National Cybersecurity Student Association PAID member from an institution with our Student Chapter
    • If you do not have a chapter or would like to start one, email us at
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Funds must available to award
  • Maintain a 2,0 GPA
  • Submit a completed Federal Work Study Application to your institution

What is the opportunity to work for the National CyberWatch Center?

  • Get access access to some of the top cybersecurity experts in the country
  • Develop and fine tune your technical and business skill that can be
  • Participate in regional Cybersecurity Capabilities and Careers Symposia
  • Learn about the different career paths in cybersecurity.
  • Learn some business basics – a valuable access for job interviews

What is really in it for me?

  • As a work-study student, you keep what you earn.
  • Your Paycheck won’t affect your financial aid eligibility
  • Gain unique on the job skills that are difficult to gain elsewhere
  • Flexible work schedule


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