Clarkson in Potsdam offering cybersecurity career camp for teens
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:43 pm

Editor's Note: This story as originally published failed to attribute the prediction that 3.5 million technology jobs will be unfilled by 2021 to original research conducted by Cybersecurity Ventures. NorthCountryNow.com regrets the error.

POTSDAM -- Does your son or daughter have an interest in computers and technology?

Do you want to interest your child in a future career field that currently has a zero percent unemployment rate, is reported to have two job openings for every qualified candidate, and is predicted to have 3.5 million unfilled positions worldwide by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures?

Students entering grades 8-12 are invited to join Clarkson University faculty, staff, and students for a week of learning about cybersafety and cybersecurity starting July 23.

Students will learn about how computers work, cyber threats, cyber ethics, online safety, and cybersecurity career opportunities.

Cost to attend is $150. Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. on July 23. Classes are daily from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 23-27.

For more information and to register, contact Wes Nims at 315-268-7989 or [email protected].