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We connect employers to uniquely qualified IT & Cybersecurity candidates.

Our graduates are ready. Are you ready for them?

In the growing digital economy, information technology and data security is increasingly important for businesses large and small. Our graduates are ready to tackle the high-stakes needs of the ever evolving digital landscape to ensure the safety of sensitive private and protected information.

At the Office of Career Development and Community Engagement—formerly Career Services—we connect employers like you to uniquely qualified IT and Cybersecurity graduates who rise above and beyond other top-tier university graduates… not just because of the quality of education and program offerings, but also because of their quality personalities and take-charge initiative. If you hadn’t looked at UWF in awhile, it’s time to take another look.

Find your Perfect Cybersecurity Candidate

Leading the Frontier of IT & Cybersecurity

Due to our close proximity to global technological powerhouses such as NAS Pensacola, Navy Federal Credit Union and AppRiver, our graduates benefit from our strong ties and relationships with military and corporate partners that elevate their knowledge and experience above and beyond other top-tier universities.

Not only do our graduates learn from leaders in the field, they learn from faculty members who provide leadership to other colleges and universities in the southeast to advance cyber defense education through UWF’s Center for Cybersecurity.

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Regional Resource Center of Academic Excellence for the Southeast United States

UWF was named as a Center of Academic Excellence Regional Resource Center for the Southeast United States by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.


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National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

UWF was named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security through the academic year 2021-2022 (2016)


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High-Stakes Programs, Award-Winning Teams

UWF Cyber Club has won the 2017 and 2018 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association CyberThon, the 2017 ITEN Wired Cyber Defense and Incident Response Competition, and the 2016 Florida Center for Cybersecurity Cyber Challenge.

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iHire UWF because of the quality of education received by the graduates, the passion they bring to the table, and the rich diversity of personalities, backgrounds and educational experience they offer.

Justin Ford, Supervisor of Mortgage Lending Department, Navy Federal Credit Union

Our Graduates are in Good Company

Discover what many IT and Cyber-related organizations already know about what UWF graduates have to offer. Isn’t it time for you to discover your perfect match? Let's get started.

AppRiver logo National Security Agency logo Department of Homeland Security logo General Dynamics Information Technology logo Global Business Solutions, Inc logo Navy Federal Credit Union Northrop Grumman logo Raytheon logo Hixardt Technologies Inc logo

Connecting Employers to Their Future Innovators

Think qualified graduates don’t exist? Think again. The right candidate is closer than you think. We invite you to connect with us, and our graduates. We’ll work with you to provide hands-on, face-to-face opportunities that connect you to graduates ready join your team.

Join us at any of our regularly-scheduled events and programs, or let’s talk to find out the best way to find your perfect match.

STEM Career Showcase

Connect with students and faculty on STEM-related curriculum and career opportunities during this bi-annual event hosted in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering for students in the sciences, technology, mathematics and engineering fields.

Career Panels

Employers can connect directly with students in one of our program-specific panel discussions where they can share their knowledge and expertise with future graduates.

Meet and Greets

Our office works closely with you to develop your own 2-3 hour on-campus event that helps strategically market your company to a campus of over 12,000 students.

Career Roadtrips

Employers have the opportunity to create on-site visits and tours of their offices where students can meet your staff while learning of potential hiring opportunities.

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Transforming the Way You Connect with Students

To help employers and hiring managers connect quickly and easily, we’re introducing Handshake, a powerful recruitment platform that allows organizations to connect directly with students and graduates. Connect with us by filling out the form below to get started on Handshake, or to talk with a member of our office in how we can help connect you to your next hire.


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