Craig Newmark Scholars Program

The Global Cyber Alliance is seeking applicants for Craig Newmark Scholars Program. The program is open to U.S. Armed Forces veterans and transitioning U.S. military who are interested in cybersecurity.

The Craig Newmark Scholars Program is a unique program funded by Craig Newmark Philanthropies that recruits talented veterans who are interested in cybersecurity. The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for high achieving veterans to gain experience in the cybersecurity industry. By participating in the Craig Newmark Scholars Program they will build on their existing military experience and develop additional experience to support a career in the cybersecurity industry and/or other technology industry.

Craig Newmark Scholars will be involved in many aspects of GCA’s work. They will develop experience in working with government, industry, and nonprofits, and build connections and networks with individuals and organizations across these fields. The program will give participants an opportunity to enrich or start their career path in the cybersecurity field by providing an interdisciplinary experience and immersion into technical, partnerships, and policy aspects of work in the cybersecurity field in addition to valuable experience of operating in a nonprofit environment.

Desired applicant attributes:

  • Positive, flexible, get-it-done attitude and ability to multi-task in an often-changing environment, with great attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within teams across the organization
  • Desire and eagerness to learn about cybersecurity related issues

There is no location requirement. GCA works as a geographically distributed team with people in many locations.

Scholars will be compensated.

Learn how to apply here.