Cyber Security Student Jobs Speed Networking, Melbourne

An event that connects students looking for work in the cyber security sector with leading employers

Monday 30 July 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:00pm | Grand Buffet Hall, Union House, Tin Alley, University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus Formal event begins at 4:00pm sharp

  • Thanks for the overwhelming interest in this event!
  • Registrations for students have CLOSED so we can commence matching.
  • Registrations for employers remain OPEN by contacting


Ribit and AustCyber (Australian Cyber Security Growth Network) is hosting a cyber focused speed networking for jobs events for talented tertiary students looking for internships, part-time jobs and entry-level graduate roles in the fast-growing cyber security sector.



If you’re a student with skills or background in software engineering, computer science, data analytics, policy and security studies, project management, operations, business, finance, marketing or research, these two hours could open up incredible new opportunities for you. Example of student jobs offered at some of our past events include:

  • Information security
  • Software development
  • Project management
  • Incident response
  • Machine learning, AI
  • Network security
  • Digital and content marketing
  • Business analytics
  • Security architecture
  • Intelligence analysis…..and more.

You will also receive interview skills coaching from an industry expert and the opportunity to network with mentors from the cyber security industry who can provide valuable advice on your future career.


If you’re an employer looking for top emerging student talent, then don’t miss this.

  • Ribit sources and matches students to attend the event based on the skills and attributes you identify you need.
  • You’ll have the chance to formally interview a dozen or more students in a curated, highly efficient 70 minute speed dating session and meet more informally afterwards.
  • Between 80 -100 students typically attend our events.
  • Students come from all universities and tertiary institutions in Melbourne and nationally
  • On average, half the businesses who participate find suitable students via ribit.


  • 3.30PM - Students check-in + pitch-coaching
  • 3.45PM - Employers check-in
  • 4.00PM - Welcome and instructions
  • 4:15PM - Employers provide a 30-second pitch to students
  • 4.30PM - Speed networking begins - 12 x 5 min rounds
  • 5.45PM - Informal networking
  • 6:00PM - End


This is a free event for students and employers. However all students need to register and fill out a profile. All employers need to provide job description.


This event is open to students from all universities, TAFE and accredited business and industry colleagues.


This event is sponsored by our lead partner AustCyber. Thank you to the University of Melbourne Academic Centre for Cyber Security Excellence for providing the venue.


About AustCyber

The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network (ACSGN) is the industry-led and not-for-profit company responsible for delivering the activities of the Cyber Security Growth Centre initiative. The global cyber security market is currently worth more than $100 billion and is expected to more than double by 2020. The ACSGN will ensure that Australia is a global industry leader, able to export products and services in the global marketplace while helping Australian businesses and governments to address the growing threat of cyber-crime.

Register as:

Student or Employer


Participating Employers

  • Ai Group
  • Amplify Intelligence
  • ANZ
  • Australia Post
  • Blue IoT
  • Coder Academy
  • Deloitte
  • Enex Carbon
  • Forticode
  • Hackers Helping Hackers
  • Hivint
  • Ionize
  • Latitude Financial Services
  • Mimecast Australia Pty Ltrd
  • NetCrypt
  • Optus Business
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Q1 Professional Services
  • Senetas
  • Shearwater Solutions
  • Telstra
  • WithYouWithMe