BENEFITS

As a member of WiCyS, you have access to all the resources and opportunities provided by your network. From community groups to career fairs, scholarships to speaking opportunities, and much much more – check out all the benefits below and see what’s waiting for you!

Amplify YOUR NETWORK

  • Expand your perspective by connecting with other leaders across academia, industry, research and government
  • Take advantage of collaborative opportunities within the members-only portal, including Special Interest Groups and Slack channels
  • Cultivate relationships through special interest groups such as Military Spouses, Data Privacy, Research, Latinas, Neurodiversity, Law, Veterans and more
  • Broaden your horizons through WiCyS conference scholarships, faculty grants, Veteran and BIPOC Fellowship Awards
  • Connect with new peers in cohorts for the mentor/mentee program, multiple skills development training programs and more
  • Learn from the best at invite-only Leadership Summit Working Groups
  • Enjoy priority consideration for the WiCyS conference waitlist and various non-WiCyS scholarships
  • Enhance your experience by attend WiCyS virtual events at no additional cost

    amplify YOUR PORTFOLIO

    • Take the next step in your WiCyS journey by applying for a leadership role in one of our committees. Rather get involved elsewhere? Apply for participation instead.
    • Strengthen your portfolio through an abundance of media and speaking opportunities
    • Embrace new skills by attending members-only training programs and cybersecurity competitions for students/professionals
    • Share your expertise at the invite-only Leadership Summit and join a working group
    • Orchestrate or participate in women in cybersecurity-focused market research
    • Get recognized for your commitment to diversity in cybersecurity
    • Apply for an exclusive college scholarship reserved for WiCyS student members – Learn more here

      amplify YOUR CAREER

      • Step into your future by creating a profile and uploading your resume to WiCyS Job Board++
      • Get a pulse on the opportunities waiting for you through year-round access to WiCyS strategic partner job postings
      • Strengthen your search by attending WiCyS virtual career fairs at no additional cost
      • Expand your network through the mentor/mentee program
      • Show your skills at the WiCyS technical conference, which provides the opportunity to interview on the spot with show sponsors
      • Arm yourself with the skills to succeed at the WiCyS career village, which features resume writing, mock interviews and LinkedIn assistance
      • Enjoy access to WiCyS Members-Only News Bytes with additional job opportunities
      • Obtain hands-on experience by working with WiCyS strategic partners and conference sponsors on specialty projects
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        Additional Member Benefits

        Professional Members:

        • Launch a WiCyS professional affiliate in your region, corporation or in your area of expertise

        Student Members:

        Veteran Members:

        • Apply for WiCyS conference Veteran Fellowship Awards
        • Discounts on membership and conference
        • Possible participation in the WiCyS Veterans’ Apprenticeship program

        Faculty Members:

        • WiCyS conference faculty grants available
        • Be a faculty advisor for a WiCyS student chapter on your campus

        Bulk membership purchases of 50 or more will receive a 10% discount. Please contact info@wicys.org to process this purchase. 

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        Gift a Membership

        If you would like to give the gift of a WiCyS membership please contact info@wicys.org!

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        Annual Conference AND CAREER FAIR

        The WiCyS Annual Conference is designed to unite passionate cybersecurity professionals and students to explore topics such as research, career advancement and more. The WiCyS 2021 Annual Conference will be held on March 25-27, 2021 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center. Start packing your bags!

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        Virtual Summits And Career Fair

        Charge your laptop because our summits have gone virtual. While our WiCyS 2021 Annual Conference is still set to place on-site in Colorado next year, we have a variety of remote events for you to take advantage of.

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        Scholarships, Grants and Fellowship Awards

        We’re here to help you make the most out of your time in Colorado. From scholarships to grants to fellowship awards, see below for ways we can support your attendance at WiCyS 2021.

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        Speakers Bureau

        Our members are top-notch. And organizations know it. WiCyS consistently received requests to refer qualified speakers on a wide range of topics including cybersecurity, privacy, technology, diversity and more.

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        Speaking and Media Opportunities

        Our members are top-notch. And organizations know it. WiCyS consistently received requests to refer qualified speakers on a wide range of topics including cybersecurity, privacy, technology, diversity and more.

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        Volunteer Leadership Roles

        Want to get more involved with WiCyS? We’d love to have you. Consider volunteering for a leadership role within a Student Chapter, Professional Affiliate or Industry Community.

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        Online Member Portal

        Visit the WiCyS Online Member Portal for access to members-only community forum, special interest groups such as “non-traditional career changers”, “neurodiversity in cybersecurity”, “Data Privacy” “Research” and so much more.

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        Allies and Advocates for Action Community

        Change happens when we work together. Connect with fellow members to advocate for action and ally with groups in need.

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        Market Research

        From our Industry Leadership Summit at the annual WiCyS conference to the collaboration that comes with mentorship and committees, we provide members with a vast array of ways to get a pulse on the market.

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        Internships / Apprenticeships

        Whether you’re behind the screen or in-person, career advancement is at the touch of your fingertips with WiCyS.

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