Manchester: GCHQ, Cyber Analyst Work Experience Day In person event
This event is for: Year 12s interested in a career in cyber security and looking for an apprenticeship.
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is one of the three UK Intelligence and Security Agencies, along with MI5 and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). Their mission is to keep Britain safe.
By joining this Work Experience Day, you'll learn how the people at GCHQ keep our forces safe, prevent terrorism and crime, and protect against cyber-attacks.
The day itself..
From geo conversions to encryption brainteasers, with a strong emphasis on core concepts such as teamwork and communicating conclusions, this experience day gives delegates a chance to engage in a fun and interactive environment with some of the technical and soft skills an analyst is required to have. The day is designed to emulate various aspects of an analyst’s training, and gives a taste of a day in the life at GCHQ. Also, included in the day will be an introduction to the intelligence services as well as a Q&A with employees about their career journey into GCHQ and showcasing further opportunities.
Find out more about GCHQ on their Company Page.
This is what your day could look like...
- Introduction to GCHQ and their company culture
- Careers at GCHQ
- Interactive group activity building on soft skills and those required in an Analyst role
- Current opportunities with GCHQ
- Wrap up & close with an opportunity for Q&A
- Register for this in-person event using your Uptree account. If you do not have an Uptree account, register here.
- There are only 30 spaces available for this event
- Prioritisation will begin two weeks before the event: successful applicants will receive an invitation 1-2 weeks before the event. If you register after this time, you might not receive a response.
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