College Day

Our mission at RSA Conference is to provide programs that help ensure cybersecurity practitioners around the world get the knowledge they need to spur professional growth and protect their organizations from cyberthreats. And a critical part of this mission is to help ensure that the next-generation of cybersecurity professionals have the tools and guidance they need to grow. This is why we created RSAC College Day.

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When: Thursday, April 27, 2023 
Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco 
Who: Current College Students and 2022 Graduates

It’s estimated that there are more than 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs across the globe, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. And the number of bad guys isn’t exactly decreasing, either. That’s why we need you, aspiring cybersecurity professionals.   

RSA Conference is the world’s largest cybersecurity event and the meeting point for cybersecurity’s most accomplished innovators and experts. So, whether you’re a current student or recent 2022 graduate, our annual College Day is the place to explore this field, hear from the best, and gain insight into what’s next, who’s hiring and even get your resume reviewed.

You’ll receive a free, one-day pass for Thursday, April 27 that gives you access to dozens of sessions and keynotes plus two tailored experiences just for you.

Agenda: Thursday, April 27

8:00 – 9:20 AM
RSAC College Day Breakfast and Sponsor Panel
Moscone South 301-304
College Day opens with a continental breakfast and features a Q & A session with security experts. With digital connectivity comes vulnerability. As a result, the demand for a talented workforce that can combat ever-increasing cyber risks is needed in every industry and vertical. This panel will explore today’s careers in cybersecurity and opportunities for tomorrow. In addition to addressing questions from the audience, panelists will share insights into their own experiences and careers.

9:40  10:30 AM
Job Search 2023: Resume Review and Recruitment Session
Moscone South 301-304

Human resource representatives from leading companies representing diverse fields from defense contractors to retail to media will help review your resume and provide tips on how best to present your experience so you are more likely to get a job or internship in 2023. During this session you will be given the opportunity to network with fellow students and cybersecurity professionals.

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Track Sessions & Expo
Moscone West & Moscone North and South Lower Level 

Choose from dozens of track sessions to attend and browse solutions from hundreds of vendors in the Expo.

10:50 - 11:40 AM
RSAC Security Scholar Poster Pitch-Off
Moscone West

Learn about the cutting-edge research coming out of top universities as four selected RSA Conference Security Scholars pitch to government, research and cybersecurity veterans. Then listen in as these respected experts provide feedback and insights to the scholars on how to make their topics more relevant to different perspectives and industries.

3:15 – 4:00 PM
Closing Keynote
Moscone West Street Level
Details coming soon.


Participation Requirements
RSA Conference requires all students attending RSAC College Day to:
  • Register using a .edu email address
  • Provide proof of current student status (Copy of current class schedule and valid student ID) OR proof of 2022 graduation

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RSAC Security Scholar and College Day Sponsors

Learn more about our Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

If your company is interested in supporting and interacting with the next generation of the cybersecurity workforce, reach out to your respective sales representative.

Sales Representatives

Companies A-E: Kelli White, Sales Manager,

Companies F-O: George Keegan, Senior Sales Manager,

Companies P-Z: Wendy Anderson, Director, Sales and Sponsorship,

Security Scholar Program

Our annual Security Scholar Program connects a cohort of cybersecurity students from across the nation to leading experts, peers and Conference attendees.