Security and Risk Analysis, B.S. (SRA)
Every SRA student is required to do at least one internship course preferably over summer. To get the needed academic credit, the student needs to work 300 or more hours.
Jamie Morrissey, Security Intern, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Step One: Identify an employer to work with.
- Step Two: Apply for an internship position and get a job offer.
- Step Three: Meet with an internship advisor (Mr. Tom Shaffer: email@example.com) and an SRA faculty advisor.
- Step Four: Fill out an online application form and submit it. Click on the My Internship Homepage link.
- Step Five: The faculty advisor approves the internship application.
- Step Six: Sign up for IST 495 (1 credit).
- Step Seven: Fulfill the course requirements (e.g., weekly journal entries and presentations) for grade. Click here to view the IST 495 syllabus.
Shown below are organizations where Penn State Altoona SRA students have worked as interns so far.
Rob Sweeney at Campbell's Soup Company
Rob worked at the IT department and helped it secure corporate printers and copiers and dispose of them securely if necessary.
Megan Yarabinetz at Coventry Health Care
Megan helped Coventry Health Care develop their new risk analysis framework.
Cassandra Baumgardner at Clearfield County Courthouse
Cassie worked at the MIS department and helped its security practices by refreshing outdated computers, implementing network security best practices, and providing security awareness workshops.
Shane Irwin at Reimbursement Technologies
Shane worked as a software engineer, and his internship focused on learning and practicing secure software engineering principles.
Dr. Jungwoo Ryoo
Associate Professor in Information Sciences and Technology
Business and Engineering
Office: 147 Robert L. Smith Learning Resources Center