The Jack D. Gordon Public Policy Fellowship is a workforce development initiative. A highly selective program, the Public Policy Fellowship provides opportunities for students to integrate rigorous coursework, research, and mentorship in pursuit of a career in local, state, and federal government. Students will be awarded a Certificate in Public Policy Studies upon completion of program.
The Summer Institute on National Security Studies is a multi-disciplinary one-week program incorporating topics in Geography, Information Technology, World Politics, and various international security issues. Summer Institute activities include keynote lectures by Intelligence Community professionals and prominent academics, an Effective Communication (writing & public speaking) workshop, and a capstone simulation on a security issue based on the Summer Institute’s theme.
In the aftermath of the tragedy, the response has followed the pattern of similar mass shootings around the country. Politicians offer thoughts and prayers while common sense gun control measures continue to founder. FIU’s faculty experts will address the myriad of issues surrounding what many say has become a uniquely American phenomenon: mass shootings.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute and the Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University for an interactive, intelligence-based simulation. Students will have the opportunity to learn analytic skill-sets required for a career as an intelligence analyst.
The mission of the Leadership Council is to guide FIU’s cybersecurity policy, academic programming and global cyber policy capacity building initiatives, and foster collaboration among cyber policy thought leaders in both the public and private sectors. The Council will physically meet twice a year to discuss current and future cybersecurity programming and efforts.
This two-day executive certificate program sponsored by the Organization of American States (OAS) and Microsoft brings together academics, government representatives, and industry leaders to understand current and emerging cybersecurity threats facing the public and private sectors. Participants will be trained on organizational structures to include the intersection between policy and technology, while learning how to develop and effectively implement strategy to counter cyber threats.