Cybersecurity High School Internship

Two Types of Internships:

  1. Fall 2023: 5-week & 10-week remote internship
  2. Spring 2024: 5-week & 15-week remote internship


The Leahy Center for Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity is pleased to host five-week and fifteen-week-long internships in cybersecurity for high school students. The internships will provide high school students with the opportunity to get hands-on technical experience with a Raspberry Pi project. 

The internship will foster the participants’ understanding of cybersecurity concepts and encourage the promotion of the field within their schools and communities. Participants will leave the internship with a better understanding of the Raspbian Operating System, Bash scripting, Python programming, and various cybersecurity tools. 

Technical Information


The internships will take place virtually via inSpace hosted through the Leahy Center.


The CyberTech Awareness Program teaches this program with the guidance of full-time faculty from Champlain College’s Cybersecurity program.


Participants do not need any prior background or experience in security or computers to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please complete the High School Internship Google Form and we will get back to you promptly. 

For any questions regarding the internship, please email

Previous Sponsors:

Up until 2023, Champlain College & CyberTech partnered with GenCyber for this internship. With funding provided by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, the GenCyber [HR1] program aims to boost interest and awareness of cybersecurity careers and increase diversity in the cybersecurity workforce in the United States.

GenCyber teacher workshops and student camps are sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency.

Our internships are now internally sourced and funded by the Leahy Center for Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity.