Students

Interested in attending Chapter Meetings with an ISACA Sponsor?
Contact: Nipun Mahajan

Student Membership

ISACA connects exceptional people with exceptional knowledge to provide student members a wide range of member values and benefits. Through the generous support of our members, the Denver Chapter of ISACA makes scholarships available on an annual basis. 

Current full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are studying information systems, business, accounting, or computer science at an accredited college in Colorado are invited to apply. 

Students are encouraged to check back at the beginning of each calendar year for details on when and how to apply.


ISACA Denver Chapter Case Study Cyber Competition 

Overview

ISACA Denver Chapter Cyber Case Study Competition strives to further the professional development of collegiate students pursuing degrees in risk management, cybersecurity, information systems and provides student teams the opportunity to address a real-world issue currently impacting the industry.

Who can Participate

  • Open to team of 2-3 students pursuing any degree, any major, from any US college or University

 

Registration

  • Students to submit intent to participate in the competition by filling the below registration form

"https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/sv/uM8cIrp"

Rules

The Case Study Competition consists of two phases:

Round 1 -  Teams to analyze a Cyber Security case study and offer a solution, preparing and submitting a PowerPoint presentation.

Round 2 – Based on scoring of Round 1, top 5 teams to virtually present on zoom & answer Q&A

Important Dates

Event Name

Date

Registration begins

 1st Oct 2021

Last date for registration

15th Oct 2021
Extended to 
22 Oct 2021

Participants receive case study for review

16th Oct 2021

Date for submission of presentation

30th  Oct 2021

Declaration of Top 5 entries

5th Nov 2021

Date for Presentation Round

12th Nov 2021

Declaration of Winner

13th Nov 2021


Prizes

The winning team will get the following prizes

 

1st Prize – $500 for team

2nd Prize - $300 for team

3rd  Prize - $200 for team

 

Competition Contact

For any questions about the competition, please contact the competition director, Nipun Mahajan​ at ​nipun1987@gmail.com


ISACA Denver Chapter Student Mentorship Program

Overview

The ISACA Denver Chapter is excited to announce that it is launching its 2021 mentorship program this fall. The program aims to provide professional development support to ISACA student members as they try to enter the industry workforce. Students will learn about the profession & gain career guidance in risk management, privacy, compliance & cybersecurity domains.

Quick introduction video 

Program Goals

Facilitate the matching of Mentors and Mentees throughout the Mentorship Program and collect feedback on your mentorship relationships.

Timing

The pilot program will begin on September 15th, 2021 and will last for three months. Mentors & Mentees will be matched based on the areas of interests provided in the initial survey. The Mentorship Program is only opened to student members of the ISACA Denver Chapter.

Requirements

Mentor

  • Current ISACA member.
  • Minimum experience of 3 years industry experience.

Mentee

  • Current ISACA student member.
  • High school student and University students.

 


Guidelines

Overall Participation:

  • Minimum 2 meetings are expected to occur over three months. Mentors and mentees can decide on how often to meet based on their needs.
  • Sessions are done virtually. Mentors and mentees can agree on what mode works best between them.

Mentees:

  • Be open to ask questions and understand your mentor’s experiences
  • Trust that this is a process that involves commitment
  • Communicate your short term and long-term goals
  • Provide timely updates about your progress
  • Be prepared for the scheduled meetings. Your mentor would need your inputs in order to drive better conversations and be more equipped to provide guidance
  • Be engaged in the discussions. Practice active listening with the intention of growing your career
  • Take down notes of the action plan / next steps looking towards your next session

Mentors

  • Schedule virtual meetings/facilitate the frequency of meetings
  • Communicate your short-term and long-term goals
  • Assist in setting up performance goals to be achieved by the mentee
  • Be available to assist but not do the work for the mentee
  • Establish an environment of trust and confidence
  • Give constructive feedback to your mentee and work towards setting up the plan for success

For any questions and concerns before or after being matched please reach out nipun1987@gmail.com. By participating in the ISACA Denver Chapter Student Mentorship Program you agree to uphold ISACA Professional Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.