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COVID-19 Update: The EMCC campus is open for classes, appointments, and walk-in services. Masks are required for everyone inside ALL buildings at EMCC.  All student support services are still available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.

Upcoming Events

Summer Virtual Cybersecurity and IT Externship Rotation

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Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021

Questions or concerns? Please contact Ngan Pham at

The Summer Virtual Cybersecurity and IT Externship Rotation is a structured two-week program from June 14 – June 25, 2021. A cohort of participants (externs) from across Arizona, including high school, community college, university students, and veterans will rotate through diverse industry experiences provided by multiple employers. Externs will engage in professional development opportunities and meet with our special guest speaker, Tim Roemer, Director of Arizona Department of Homeland Security. Externs will develop acumen that will maximize their ability to pursue IT and cybersecurity careers and enhance their networks. This abbreviated experience will allow for externs to maximize connections with employers and work collaboratively on a project.

The goals for this externship are to:

  • Gain exposure to cybersecurity and IT industry and career pathways.
  • Learn about the different opportunities and required skills across different industries.
  • Provide practical, real-world experience through team project- based learning.

Program Schedule: This program is 100% virtual.

  • Week 1 (June 14 - June 18)

    • Meet with employers during 1 - hour sessions

  • Week 2 (June 21 - June 25)

    • Work on virtual team projects with mentors.
    • Engage in professional development, including LinkedIn/ resume support, guest speakers, and more.
    • Showcase your project with employer partners!


Participants who successfully complete this program will receive a stipend.

This Externship Experience is in partnership with the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation's Cybersecurity and IT Workforce Collaborative.

Cloud Skills Challenge

May 24 - June 24, 2021

Learn in-demand skills and gain industry-recognized Microsoft certifications to start your Cloud career - at no cost to you.


The Cloud Skills Challenge is a fun, competitive way to complete the interactive, learning paths and modules from Microsoft Learn’s online learning platform.

Microsoft and the Maricopa Community Colleges have partnered to bring you these free non-credit courses to help prepare you for Microsoft Fundamentals certifications through short step-by-step tutorials, browser-based interactive coding and scripting environments, and task-based achievements.

The Maricopa Community Colleges have IT Institutes across the Valley that exist to train the future IT workforce for excellence in emerging technologies.


With four certifications to choose from, you can take just one or challenge yourself to complete all four!

  • Learning challenge • No subscription required • Defined learning paths • Self-guided training

  • 800+ modules • Custom gamification • Weekly cram sessions • Microsoft Teams community

Learn, Compete, Certify

Get Started Today!

A.T. Still University's Pre-Admissions Workshops (PAW) in Health-related Fields

Save the date for these two-day virtual workshops to jumpstart your journey to being a healthcare professional. Workshops are available for aspiring physician assistants, dentists, doctors of osteopathic medicine, athletic trainers, and more! 

In these two-day workshops we will help you with: 

  • Understanding the application process
  • Personal statements
  • Interview process, including mock interviews
  • Financial aid & scholarship resources
  • Admissions preparation techniques 

Dates for These Events

  • July 15-16, 2021: General session with a focus on the Physician Assistant and Dental program
  • Sept. 16-17, 2021

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**Events are subject to change. New events will be added as they are scheduled.