Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) Summer Program for High School Women

Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) is a FREE, three-week, full-day summer program providing an introduction for high school women on the fundamentals of cyber security and computer science at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. No background or experience in cyber security or computer programming is needed in order to apply, only your interest and enthusiasm.  The program is led by members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security (OSIRIS) Laboratory.

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We are looking for young women currently in high school (9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade) who live within daily commuting distance to NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn NY, 11201. The program meets Monday-Friday for three weeks starting July 10th, 2017.

IMG_2520-1Housing, transportation, and meals are not provided. Participants must live year-round within daily commuting distance to the program. Click here for sample syllabus and topics covered.

There is NO COST to apply or to attend.

Two groups of students will attend the camp on NYU Tandon School of Engineering campus, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn NY, 11201.

Important Dates:

Application Due: May 15th, 2017

Applicants Notified by: May 30th, 2017

Dates: July 10th to July 28th, 2017

Time: 9 AM to 3 PM Daily

IMG_0390The goals of CS4CS are for high school women to gain abilities, confidence, and to consider computer science and cyber security careers; form a support network; and to serve as computer science and cyber security ambassadors by recruiting a team of high school classmates to compete in the CSAW competition. NYU Tandon School of Engineering is a national leader in the study of cyber security and a pioneer in providing high school young women, high school teachers, and non-NYU college faculty with summer courses in cyber security.

To learn more about the course content, check out a blog written by past participants, a post on the program in our #STEMNOW blog, and a sample syllabus.

Questions? Email k12.stem@nyu.edu

Good To Know:

  • Up to 48 placements will be available for Summer, 2017.
  • Applicants should currently be in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade.
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and check out our #STEMNOW blog.

2017 Application is now CLOSED. Please check back later for 2018 Application