Tag Archives: workforce development

DoD, NSA Launch Cyber Workforce Dev’t, Diversity Program

Cyber Workforce

The Department of Defense (DoD) has partnered with the National Security Agency (NSA) to launch a workforce training program aimed at promoting cybersecurity skills development to help close the nation’s cyber talent gap. CEDI participants will have access to DoD and NSA-sponsored cybersecurity programs, certified instructors, educational resources and internships with partner businesses.

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Navy Engages With Academia for Computer Science Education Program; Mike Young Quoted

NAVSEA

Naval Surface Warfare Center's (NSWC) Crane and Dahlgren divisions have teamed up with academia to host a computer science certification program. Old Dominion University and the University of Cincinnati helped NSWC administer courses under a program for computational naval sciences, with funds from the Office of Naval Research. 

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Michael Kratsios on G7’s Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence

Michael Kratsios

Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, wrote in a commentary published Wednesday on The Wall Street Journal about the launch of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence by tech ministers of the Group of Seven, an international economic organization composed of seven countries.

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FAA to Engage Academia for UAS Workforce Dev’t; Stephen Dickson Quoted

Stephen Dickson

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a partnership program to foster careers in the technology area of unmanned aircraft systems. The UAS Collegiate Training Initiative invites academic institutions to help industry, FAA, local government entities and others build the country's UAS workforce, FAA said Thursday.

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NSA Continues Academic Engagement Program

The National Security Agency has renewed an effort to bolster its scientific and technical workforce through partnerships with academia. NSA said Monday it invites colleges to take part in the OnRamp II program that offers scholarships, internships and cybersecurity research opportunities to students.

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Labor Dept Allots About $100M for Industrial Apprenticeships

The Department of Labor is investing almost $100M in grants under a public-private apprenticeship program for multiple industries. The program, known as "Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap," would support 28 apprenticeships in a range of industries such as information technology, health care and manufacturing, DOL said Tuesday.

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