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Promote Career Discovery Working Group

Focus: 

This Working Group will focus on the NICE Strategic Plan goal to Promote the Discovery of Cybersecurity Careers and Multiple Pathways.  The group will conduct an ongoing environmental scan of programs, projects, and initiatives related to this strategic plan’s goals and objectives to assess the scope and sufficiency of efforts.  The group will also identify gaps where more attention and effort is needed.  The group will identify strategies and tactics to implement the corresponding objectives to this goal.  The group will also develop corresponding metrics to measure progress and success. Promote Career Discovery Working Group charter coming soon. 

This is a new working group established under the NICE Community Coordinating Council. Working group co-chairs, charters, and meeting scheduled will be established soon.

This group will focus on the following NICE Strategic Plan goal and objectives:

Goal:  Promote the Discovery of Cybersecurity Careers and Multiple Pathways

Objectives:

  • Identify and share effective practices for promoting cybersecurity career awareness and discovery to diverse stakeholders
  • Increase understanding of multiple learning pathways and credentials that lead to careers that are identified in the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework)
  • Develop and utilize proven tools and resources to identify individuals most likely to succeed in a cybersecurity career
  • Provide information and tools about cybersecurity-related career options to those who influence career choices (e.g., teachers and faculty, school counselors, career coaches, career development personnel, mentors, and parents or guardians)
  • Galvanize employers to promote discovery and exploration of cybersecurity career opportunities and work-based learning experiences

To join this group, email NICEcareers+subscribe@list.nist.gov.  View mailing list etiquette here

This Community of Interest is part of the broader NICE Community Coordinating Council. As such, members are automatically added to the NICE Community Coordinating Council.

 

Contacts

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION

  • NICE Program Office
    (301) 975-5048
    100 Bureau Dr.
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Created December 1, 2020, Updated January 21, 2021