Cybersecurity Talent Initiative Application

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Eligibility Check
If you answer no to any of the three following questions, you are not eligible for this program.






please enter only one (1) personal email address


Eligibility

Based on your answers in the eligibility section, you are not eligible for the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative Program at this time. If you have any questions, please reach out to the CTI Team.

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Education

Undergraduate Degree          (REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS)

Use school's FULL name i.e. University of Virginia not UVA. If your school is not listed, type and select Not Listed, and enter the school's name below.





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Master's Degree

Use school's FULL name i.e. University of Virginia not UVA. If your school is not listed, type and select Not Listed, and enter the school's name below.




mm/dd/yyyy

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Advanced Degree

Use school's FULL name i.e. University of Virginia not UVA. If your school is not listed, type and select Not Listed, and enter the school's name below.




mm/dd/yyyy


Select all cybersecurity certifications you currently hold

Page 3- Resume and Endorser Info

Resume
You must submit a resume to complete your application. Please attach your resume as a PDF file fewer than 2MB. Your resume should be no longer than three pages. 

Your resume should include the following:  


Education  

Institutions attended, years attended, degree(s) pursuing/earned, related classes taken, 

academic honors and/or designations, etc. 


Professional experience  
Job title, employer, location, dates of employment, estimated hours per week and a brief description of relevant duties and accomplishments 


Other relevant experience  
Name of relevant activity/organization, your role, estimated hours per week and a brief description of relevant duties and accomplishments 


Other job-related qualifications or experiences  
E.g., programming languages, skills, certifications, awards, scholarships, publications, special recognitions, participation in cyber competitions, leadership experience, participation in student organizations, volunteer work, etc.   

Endorsement Form


All applicants must have a completed  endorsement form submitted on their behalf by Friday, November 12, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., EST. Upon submission of this application, your endorser will receive an email with instructions to fill out the online endorsement form. You will receive an email notification once your endorser has completed the form.  

 

Please enter the name and contact information of the individual you would like to submit an endorsement form on your behalf:  







Professor, Supervisor, etc.

Page 4- Essays

Short Essays




Page 5- Military Service, Demographic Info, Additional Info

Military Service Information


Note – The answers you provide and supporting documentation for the military service questions below will be passed along to participating agencies in the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative.  








Demographic Information
Entering this information is voluntary. This information will not affect the decision regarding your application and it will be kept confidential. It will not be shared with agencies. The information will be used only to help the Partnership for Public Service evaluate their recruiting and outreach efforts.





Additional Information





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I certify that I have read and understand the applicant instructions included with this application and that the answers given by me to the foregoing questions and statements made by me are complete and true to the best of my knowledge and belief. 

 

I understand that any false information, omissions or misrepresentations of facts called for in this application, whether on this document or not, may result in rejection of my application or discharge at any time during my employment.  

 

I understand that this application form is intended for use in evaluating my qualifications for employment and that this application is not an offer of employment. I further understand that if hired, my employment will be considered "at-will" and that my employment may be terminated for any reason, with or without cause or notice, at any time by me or the federal agency and that this application is not intended to constitute a contract of continued employment.  

Attestation Statement