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TSYS School of Computer Science

Integration of Stepping-stone Intrusion Detection Hands-on Learning Experience into the Cybersecurity Curriculum



Apply for Student Research Assistant Positions

Columbus State University (CSU) has received a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) to develop cyber-security core curriculum. The grant period is from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. The funded project is "Integrate stepping-stone intrusion detection hands-on learning experience into the cyber-security curriculum".
To support the implementation of the grant, we are recruiting three (3) research assistants, one undergraduate student and two graduate students. The work dates will be from November 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018. The total time of work will be nine months. Official holidays are excluded (you will be off). Students will work 19 hours each week.
To qualify for the position you must be familiar with C++/C#, be at least one year away from graduation, have a graduate student GPA greater than 3.5 or an undergraduate student GPA greater than 3.0. You must be a currently registered CSU student attending classes on-campus.
Benefits: students will be paid from the NSA grant. The pay rate for graduate students is a total of $9,000 payable over nine months. The pay rate for undergraduate students is a total of $7,200 payable over nine months.
Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 tuition and fees will be paid by the grant. Graduate research assistants will be limited to 9 credit hours. The undergraduate research assistant will be limited to 12 credit hours.

Please download the application form from the menu, fill it out, and submit to Mrs. Sherri Nagamatsu in room CCT439, or to the main office.