Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) Summer Program for High School Women


Applications for Summer 2018 are now CLOSED. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month.

Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) is a FREE, three-week, full-day summer program providing an introduction for high school women on the fundamentals of cyber security and computer science at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. No background or experience in cyber security or computer programming is needed in order to apply, only your interest and enthusiasm.  The program is led by members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security (OSIRIS) Laboratory. We are excited to announce that this year’s CS4CS program will be supported by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). 

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We are looking for young women  who are rising 9th through 12th grade students (entering these grades in September 2018) who live within daily commuting distance to NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn NY, 11201. The program meets Monday-Friday for three weeks starting July 9th, 2018.

IMG_2520-1Housing, transportation, and meals are not provided. Participants must live year-round within daily commuting distance to the program. Click here for sample syllabus and topics covered.

There is NO COST to apply or to attend.

Two groups of students will attend the camp on NYU Tandon School of Engineering campus, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn NY, 11201.

Important Dates:

Application Due: April 9th, 2018

Applicants Notified around: UPDATE: April 27th, 2018

Dates: July 9th to July 27th, 2018

Time: 9 AM to 3 PM Daily

IMG_0390The goals of CS4CS are for high school women to gain abilities, confidence, and to consider computer science and cyber security careers; form a support network; and to serve as computer science and cyber security ambassadors by recruiting a team of high school classmates to compete in the CSAW competition. NYU Tandon School of Engineering is a national leader in the study of cyber security and a pioneer in providing high school young women, high school teachers, and non-NYU college faculty with summer courses in cyber security.

To learn more about the course content, check out a post on the program in our #STEMNOW blog, and a sample syllabus.

Questions? Email k12.stem@nyu.edu


Good To Know:

  • Up to 48 placements will be available for Summer, 2018.
  • Applicants should entering  9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in September 2018.
  • Applications require either unofficial or official transcripts. For more information about transcripts click here.
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and check out our #STEMNOW blog.

2018 Application is now CLOSED!  Thank-you to those who applied, you will notified of decisions by the end of the month.