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Cultivating the next generation of national security leaders

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

The Hume Center leads Virginia Tech's research, education, and outreach programs focused on challenges of cybersecurity, autonomy, and resilience for the national security community. Educational programs provide mentorship, internship, scholarship, and seek to address key challenges in qualified US citizens entering federal and industry service. Current research initiatives include machine learning and artificial intelligence, assured and secure communications, space and undersea missions, and 5G security.

 

 

OUR RESEARCH

EDUCATION & OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Besides conducting research in our labs, the Hume Center has programs that prepare students to be professionals in the federal and industry service.

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NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

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INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

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    National Security Education Program

    The Hume Center has a commitment to educating future leaders of the national security community. Get access to guest speakers, workshops, events, resume reviews, and other activities open to undergraduate and graduate students to become well-equipped with tools needed to succeed in national security and technology.

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    Scholarships

    Discover scholarships and scholarship programs the Hume Center supports that support your future in national security and technology.

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    Workforce Development Programs

    The Hume Center works with several companies to cultivate a pipeline of future national security and cybersecurity professionals. Students receive mentorship though lectures and projects to prepare them for possible internships and employment with companies like Raytheon, CACI, and MITRE.