An immersive IT experience forging industry connections and launching careers

Engage with and learn hands-on from IT industry professionals, using real-world security and forensic tools and tactics to identify and thwart cybersecurity threats, visit top companies to experience innovative security teams in action, and interact directly with entrepreneurs and company leaders of enterprises actively seeking IT talent.

At CSi Boot Camps, Information Technology/Security Technology students from Minnesota State institutions and the University of Minnesota engage with professionals to develop innovative skills in cyber defense, vulnerability analysis and testing, security operations, forensics and application security. CSi Boot-Campers also visit companies on employer-hosted field trips, for networking and career success guidance. The last day includes a comprehensive assessment to validate the week-long development of cybersecurity skills.

2018 CSi Boot Camp Dates: June 18th-22nd

Registration Opens: February 2018

Location: TBD

Cost: $100

Students who participate in Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge (CCDC) will have priority access to CSi Bootcamp!


New Direction of Hands-On Student Learning 2018

At Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence we thrive in knowing that we create and present student experiential learning opportunities that assist faculty in moving their students forward in their knowledge, skills and abilities!

2017 CSi Boot Camp

Top cybersecurity students from Minnesota State colleges and universities are invited to this intense week-long program to develop advanced and innovative skills in cyber defense, vulnerability analysis and testing, security operations and forensics, and application security.
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