Cyber Threat Intelligence Fellowship

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Track is a specialized workforce development program led by the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. Under this program, students will receive a direct pathway to internships and careers within the Cyber Security workforce. Students enrolled in this program will have opportunities forinternships in either the public or private sector.
  • 700,000+

    Cybersecurity Job Openings in the U.S

  • $73,851/yr

    Threat/Warning Analyst Median Salary

  • $95,014/yr

    Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst Median Salary

  • Grow through a yearlong workforce development pathway specialized in cybersecurity
  • Receive CompTIA Security+ certification training at no additional cost
  • Access Cyber-Focused CTI Workshops and Practitioner Roundtables
  • Connect with mentors that have served or are actively serving in the cybersecurity public and private sectors
  • Take specialized courses and receive a certificate in Cybersecurity Intelligence & Information Policy
  • Start your career through internships and other employment opportunities
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must have 30 completed university undergraduate credits before the start of the program
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must have a strong desire to work within the intelligence community
  • Application Requirements
      • 1 Letter of Recommendation from a teacher/faculty member or professional colleague
      • Resume
      • Short Introductory Video
      • Unofficial Transcripts
      • Personal Statement
        • Please provide a personal statement detailing your passion, qualifications, and aspirations for applying for the Intelligence Fellowship. Describe how your background, skills, and values have shaped your motivation to pursue a career in National Security/Cybersecurity. The Personal Statement should be written in essay format, single spaced, 12 pt. font, and exceeding no more than 600 words.
      • Writing Sample
        • Please submit a writing sample that showcases your analytical abilities, research skills, and your ability to articulate your thoughts. Writing Sample should be a topic of your choosing that you strongly believe is a national security or cybersecurity issue that is of concern to U.S. security. The Writing Sample should be written in essay format, single spaced, 12 pt. font, and exceeding no more than 600 words.

      Program eligibility does not guarantee selection for the interview panel. Students selected for the interview panel will be based on an initial evaluation of a completed application.

      All applicants will be evaluated by JGI staff and mentors. Qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. If selected for the program, applicants will be notified via email with a formal acceptance letter.

      For questions and additional information please contact (305) 348-1276 or email Eduardo Caldera at

  • Short Introductory Video

    As part of your admission process, a short video presentation is required as part of your application to the IC-CAE Intelligence Fellowship at the Jack D. Gordon Institute. In this video, please address the following questions and topics:

    1. Introduction: Tell us about yourself

    2. Motivation: What motivates you to seek a career in intelligence National Security/Cybersecurity?

    3. Academic and Professional Goals: How does the Intelligence Fellowship align with your academic and professional goals?

    4. Why Me: Describe what unique perspectives, skills, or experiences you would bring to the program.


    Video Guidelines:

    1. Your video should should not exceed more than 5 minutes.

     2. You must be physically present 100% of the time during your video presentation.


    Please upload your video in the application.