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When: Thursday, February 27, 2020, and Friday, February 28, 2020 
Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco 
Who: Current College Students and 2019 Graduates

By 2021, it’s estimated that there will be more than 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs across the globe, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. And the number of bad guys isn’t exactly decreasing, either. That’s why we need you, aspiring cybersecurity professionals.   

RSA Conference is the world’s largest cybersecurity event and the meeting point for cybersecurity’s most accomplished innovators and experts. So, whether you’re a current student or recent 2019 graduate, our annual College Day is the place to explore career options, hear from the best in the field, and network with leading companies looking for young professionals to reinforce their workforce.

You’ll receive Full Conference access on Thursday, February 27, and Friday, February 28, to more than 150 sessions and keynotes. Plus, we’ll even save you a seat at our exclusive breakfast and evening reception, where you can meet some of the industry’s top professionals and corporate sponsors, as well as up-and-coming cyber aces like yourself. And if you’re one of the first 500 to check-in on site, we’ll even throw in a free T-shirt and cinch sport bag. 


7:30 AM - 9:00 AM 
RSAC College Day Continental Breakfast & Sponsor Panel
Enjoy a continental breakfast and hear from a panel of experts on current careers in cybersecurity as well as a look at future opportunities.
9:20 AM - 10:10 AM   
RSAC Security Scholar Poster Pitch-Off
Learn about the cutting-edge research coming out of top universities as three selected RSA Conference Security Scholars give 5 minute pitches to government, research and cybersecurity veterans. Then listen in as these respected experts provide feedback and insights to the scholars on how to make their topics more relevant to different perspectives and industries.

9:20 AM - 3:40 PM   
Track Sessions & Expo Halls
Expo Halls open at 10:00 AM and closes at 3:00 PM.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   
RSAC College Day Open House & Sponsor Reception in The Sandbox
Participate in live demos and interactive activities such as SANS NetWars, IoT Sandbox, Aerospace Sandbox, Voting Sandbox, Car Hacking Sandbox and more.  Enjoy light refreshments as you mingle with sponsors and learn about career opportunities.

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM   
Track Sessions 

8:30 AM - 9:40 AM   
Job Search 2020: Interview Skills & Resume Review Workshop
This workshop has two components – the first explores how to best present yourself and your skills to potential companies and the second is a resume review workshop. 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   
Closing Keynote


Participation Requirements

RSA Conference requires all students attending RSAC College Day to provide:

  • Proof of current student status (Copy of current class schedule and valid student ID) OR proof of 2019 graduation
  • Current resume
We are no longer accepting proof of student status via email. Please bring your valid student ID, current college course schedule and resume to RSA Conference registration located at Moscone South.

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RSAC College Day and Security Scholar Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

If your company is interested in supporting and interacting with the next generation of the cybersecurity workforce, please reach out to your respective sales representative.

Security Scholar Program
Our annual Security Scholar Program connects a cohort of cybersecurity students from across the nation to leading experts, peers and Conference attendees.
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