Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

Critical Technologies


March 19-20, 2020. Second Annual Spring Colloquium Postponed

Due to the potential complications and uncertainties surrounding the Covid 19 virus (Coronavirus), we have been advised to cancel the IC CAE Colloquium this spring and to reschedule in Fall 2020. If you would like to be notified when the new dates are finalized, please e-mail

March 25, 2020. Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, you can meet representatives from ten U.S. intelligence agencies during the 2020 Spring Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair.

Registration is your virtual ticket not only to the event, but also to a limited sneak preview period which opens Tuesday, March 24, and an on-demand period March 26 - 30. The on-demand period lets you come back to the show at your leisure to collect the materials you gathered or review presentations and other information. Register at

Center of Academic Excellence in Critical Technologies

A Consortium led by the University of Alabama in Huntsville with partners Alabama A&M University and Tuskegee University has been designated an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC CAE) in the area of Critical Technologies. The IC CAE program is a congressionally mandated program funded by the Department of Defense to promote the acquisition of diverse talent for the national security workforce of the future.

The Consortium offers an IC CAE Critical Technology Studies Program that provides students the opportunity to earn university credentials in Critical Technologies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Key areas of study in the program are:

Expertise in these areas will enable the national security workforce of the future to "ensure the right data gets to the right people at the right time in the right form" (2014 National Intelligence Strategy).