Careers in Cybersecurity

Career Center

As a student of the MSc in Cybersecurity & Defense Management, you will benefit from a dedicated career track which will include workshops, expert panels, fairs, events, company visits, etc.

The Career Center provides continual support in identifying career goals and developing action plans. Program-specific careers services include:

  • Workshops: Careers workshops help you prepare for your internship search and future career. Self-assessment tools and individual coaching provide you with the opportunity to prepare your next move to cybersecurity companies, network security positions, and specialist security roles in digital data protection across public, governmental (like the Department of Homeland Security) and private entities
  • Tools: Our wide range of career tools help you find out more information on partner companies and cybersecurity sector specific resources, including databases with internship and job offers
  • Events: Over 300 companies visit emlyon business school campuses each year and provide students with continuous access to the business community and the ability to network with industry experts across the globe


The graduates from this Master of Science program may work either in the civil domain or the military, for industrial security & defense companies, the public sector or consulting firms working for the security and defense sectors as:

  • (Cyber)Security & Risk Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Strategic & Intelligence Analyst

Data not available, first intake began September 2022

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Alumni network

As a future graduate, you will hold lifelong membership of emlyon business school alumni network, a network of near to 38,600 alumni covering more than 130 countries.


You will benefit from all services it offers, including the online assessment modules. Its members will help you further develop your career regardless of which stage you are at, by providing you with career development information, exchange business information with you and share their experience for you to build on.