Resume and Interview Workshop for Cybersecurity or Technology
THIS MEETING IS FOR STUDENTS ONLY (RECENT AND SOON TO BE GRADUATING)
We have invited some talent acquisition and recruiting specialists to help you prepare to apply to cybersecurity jobs. This is the second meeting in the Series for Students, after a very successful Breaking into Cybersecurity Meeting last July, with 99 registered guests!
This will be a highly interactive workshop and panel discussion. Learn from industry experts in the areas of:
- Resume Writing
- Current trends and successful approaches
- Formatting for easy uploading
- Job boards and Linked-In
- Interviewing Skills
- Different types of interviews
- Preparing for a video meeting vs. in-person meeting
Win a $50 Amazon gift card!
To be raffled off during the meeting.
Scholarship memberships: Game amongst all colleges
Win something you can put on your resume! Students will have the opportunity to win a free (ISC)2 Long Island Student Membership, good for 1 year. There will be a secret word embedded in a jpg image on our website. The first 20 students to find the word using steganography will win a free 1-year student membership to (ISC)2-LI.
Students will be encouraged to ask questions during the session.
Vonnetta Ewing is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Take-Two Interactive Software. Headquartered in New York City,
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for
consumers around the globe. We develop and publish products through our labels Rockstar Games, 2K, and Private
Division, as well as Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games. Our products are designed for console systems
and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download,
online platforms and cloud streaming services.
Tom Sheridan is one of the Founders and Principals of Eclaro. Eclaro was founded in 1999 is a $80 million IT and
Business consulting firm and has over 1300 employees globally with offices in the U.S., Canada and the Philippines. In
his over 30 years of experience, Tom has held a variety of leadership positions providing staffing, talent acquisition and
manage service solutions to his clients. Additionally, Tom oversees a non-profit charter school in the Philippines with
over 2,400 students from Kindergarten through college and a special section for the hearing impaired. He has a B.S in
Economics from Fairfield University. Eclaro has been one of the founding contributors to the Richter Scholarship for
Supply Chain professionals and sits on the Foundation Board of St. Charles Hospital.
Mark Agovino is the founder of Coppertree Staffing, a direct-hire and contract recruiting agency serving the needs of
technology businesses in the New York Metro Area since 2009. In his 15 years of technical recruiting, he has focused on
IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. He is an active member of a wide range of industry groups including LISTnet (Long
Island Software & Technology), WIT (Women in Technology), and is a board member with the Long Island chapter of the
IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners). He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel
University and an MBA in Finance from Pace University.