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Cybersecurity Challenge to win 4-8 month internship/coop position

November 18, 2017

Location:Carleton University
Audience:Current Students
Key Contact:Prof. Sonia Chiasson

What:  One-day cyber security challenge to win one of several cybersecurity intern/coop positions

When:  Saturday, November 18, 2017

Where:  Carleton University

Who:  Eight teams of undergrads (2 teams from Carleton)

Cyber Security Challenge Canada will host the event on November 19, 2016 at Carleton University.

Teams of up to 4 undergrads will compete in a realistic cyber breach simulation in the morning. Members of the top 3 teams will move on to an individual competition in the afternoon.

As prizes, sponsors have each committed to offering a fully paid intern/coop position in their IT Security departments.  That’s at least 4 intern/coop positions to be awarded (starting at a mutually convenient date and lasting 4 to 8 months depending on the student’s schedule).

Carleton can enter TWO teams of students.  Only students who are seriously interested in an internship should participate.  The level of knowledge required is probably at the 3rd/4th year level with some security/linux knowledge, and preference will be given to students meeting these criteria if more than 8 students are interested.

For more information on the challenge, visit:


The website also contains resources for those who want to prepare and practice beforehand.

If you have any questions, please email Professor Sonia Chiasson at