Invited Talk This Week

Quantum Computing Meets Open Source Software
🌟 Speaker: Nate Stemen, Quantum Software Developer @ Unitary Fund 🌟 

Join us this Thursday November 2nd, 2023 on MS Teams to listen to Nate Stemen at 4:30pm PDT. 

Nate Stemen

Nate is a quantum software developer working at Unitary Fund where he helps to create a diverse, and flourishing open-quantum ecosystem. He holds a masters degree from the University of Waterloo where he studied quantum circuit compilation, with an interest in quantum error mitigation. Previously, Nate has worked as a (classical) software developer at Overleaf where he helped make LaTeX more accessible to those with an internet browser. At Unitary Fund, Nate’s work revolves around making Mitiq (python toolkit for quantum error mitigation) more usable, and effective.


IUP Chinese Language Immersion Program for Cybersecurity Students

An incredibly opportunity has just been announced by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. This pilot program is targeted for cybersecurity students to develop language foundations and proficiency in Chinese. 

Food, lodging, travel, and events are all included plus a stipend of $6,000.


  • College sophomores and juniors majoring in Cybersecurity (AY 23-24).
  • Preference given to those with prior Chinese language exposure.
  • US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Application deadline: November 17, 2023
  • For more information click here.
  • View the flyer here. 

2024 Future Computing Summer Internship

⭐️ Get hands-on experience with the NSA ⭐️ 

The Advanced Computing Systems Research Program (ACS) in the NSA Research Directorate is joining with their counterparts in the High-Performance Computing Solutions (HPCS) and Operations (OPS) organizations to provide a select number of undergraduate students an exciting 9-week internship opportunity. 

This internship experience is ideal for US students who will be completing their junior year (Spring 2025 graduates), and is well-suited for students in math, computer science, computer engineering, or related STEM fields.

Deadline: January 3rd, 2024

For more information and to apply click here

STC is Hiring

STC is looking for student assistants who want to gain experience working with agile and collaborative teams, receive training in advanced technologies, and learn the current strategic technology trends.

If you are a self-starter, technically competent, and familiar with one of the following subjects – Operating Systems, Networking, Web, Programming, Database, and Cloud, you will have an excellent opportunity to learn advanced concepts and skills through this position.

Additionally, if you are seeking to help your community and gain experience in a high-demand specialty that will significantly enhance your resume while also earning income, this is the job for you.

For more information, click here.

AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship Program

The AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Intel and Udacity, aims to help underserved and underrepresented high school and college students learn foundational ML concepts to prepare them for careers in AI and ML. For more information click here.

Learn More.





Cybersecurity Training and Certs



⭐️  Google Cybersecurity Certification


Cybersecurity Apprenticeships / Scholarships



We unite local communities of aspiring and thriving women cybersecurity professionals across the world to collaborate, share their knowledge, network and mentor. We create opportunities through professional development programs, conferences, career fairs and more. 

Click here for more information and to join WiCyS.

City University has a student chapter for those wanting to become more involved! 


School of Technology and Computing
Capstone and Internship Orientation


Watch last week’s recording of the STC Capstone and Internship Orientation – Fall 2023 information session. 

Watch the Latest Invited Talk!

Last Thursday – October 12th, 2023, City University of Seattle hosted Masaki Itagaki, Director of Technology, Kids Code Club. Watch his talk, How EdTech Helps Kids in Japan, here

Upcoming Events

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New Tech Seattle November 2023

New Tech is the Northwest’s largest tech community. We’re the place where you make meaningful connections, learn from the industry’s best, and have a fun night out. Most importantly, you’ll join an engaging group of go-getters, developers, founders, and professionals, and discover the people, partners, organizations, and resources to help you build your dreams.

Who: Madin Akp-Esambe – Co-Founder, Trava, Ozan Unlu – Founder & CEO, Delta Edge, and Raxit Jani – Director, 9series. 
: November 9th, 2023 5-7pm
WhereThe Collective, 400 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Click here to RSVP and for more information. 

Ethics in Cybersecurity Across the Globe

Cynthia A. Wright, Principal, Cybersecurity Strategy & Policy at the Cyber Solutions Innovation Center for MITRE Labs will parlay her insights and experience in international cybersecurity ethics and policy to bring the 8 DFEI Ethics Initiatives to life.

Cynthia will share real-world cyber-related examples for each of the DFEI Principles below, resting for a minute on the 2nd, Trust, as this particular principle aligns well with the United Nations (UN) Confidence-building Measures Between Countries, as it relates to cybersecurity.

Who: Cynthia A. Wright
When: November 3rd, 2023
Where: Hybrid in Colorado Springs / Online

Click here to Register and for more information. 

Missed out on an Invited Talk or Tech Talk?

Check out the C4CYI YouTube Channel for STC recorded Invited Talks and events.

Explore ACM Tech Talks and the ACM website to watch their free informative Tech Talks. ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

You can find record CAE Tech talks here. For questions on CAE Tech Talk, please send them email.

STC Clubs

Interested in the Tech field? Wish to broaden your network? Check out our clubs.

Cybersecurity Enthusiasts are welcome to join!

Check out the Breach of the Week program; A club member presents current cyber events to the club in 3-5 minutes. This is a great opportunity to learn, participate and network.

We encourage all current and future alumni to attend the meetings.

Meeting Times: 

Fridays, 3:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

WiCyS City University of Seattle Student Chapter Logo

City University of Seattle has just created a new WiCyS student chapter.

The purpose of the club is to build a community within our CityU school that promotes women’s education, participation, and leadership in the field of cybersecurity.

Typical meeting time: Fridays, 11:00AM (PDT) over MS Teams.

Next Meeting


Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

STC Tech Club meets to provide tech-related learning opportunities, skill development, and networking. Students or faculty who would like to share their expertise or project, please reach out.

Meeting Times: 

Thursdays, 4:30PM (PDT)  Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

This quarter, we will be covering various topics including Computer Vision, Data Engineering, and NLP! Take a look at our calendar and club page for more.

We are recruiting new officers for the Data Science Club. If you are interested in becoming one, please fill out the form here, or scan the QR code in the flyer.

Meeting Times: 

Wednesdays, 4:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

Looking for more project/work experience to put on your resume?

Try contributing to an open-source project:

GitHub for beginner-friendly open-source projects

How to Contribute to Open-Source Projects – guide

STC TA documentation for setting up environments

Valuable certifications:

AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals 

AWS Cloud – Practitioner 

Looking for extra help to guide you through your tech career? 

Check out Mentors in Tech

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