Welcome to CalCyAIVR Institute

The California Cyber, AI and VR Institute is a community outreach center that brings in the expertise of PolySec Cyber Security Lab and CPP VR lab to the community by offering industry certification bootcamps and research training for community members such as working professionals, college students and high school students at an affordable not-for-profit manner. 

Join us and be part of the future.
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Our Programs

Designed to provide comprehensive learning and research opportunities.
  • Industry Tech Certifications

    Industry-focused bootcamps leading to certifications.
  • Summer Research Internship

    Internship opportunities for high school students.
  • HS CS Project Based Learning

    A three-phase tech training to research project pathway for stellar college applications. 

Industry Tech Cert Boot Camps

Hands on bootcamps leading to industry tech certifications in Cyber, AI, VR and Cloud Computing

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    Cyber Certifications
    Hands-on training leading to Security+, CEH and CISSP to name a few.
  • Ui&ux ready
    Cloud Certifications
    Hands-on training to prepare certifications from AWS, GCP and Azure.
  • VR/AR Certifications
    Industry preparedness for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality platform using Unity and Unreal on Quest and similar platforms.
  • 100% no code
    AI Certifications
    Hands-on training for industry preparedness for OpenAI and other LLM based SW development.

High School Summer Research Internship

The five- week summer research internship provides an unique opportunity for high school students to participate in Cyber Security, AI and Virtual Reality based research projects with mentorship from distinguished college professors from Southern California CSU and UCs. It will be offered hybrid mode (some meetings will be in-person and some will be remote). All interns will write a research poster and at least a 3-page research paper. Participants will have opportunities to participate in optional team building activities at Disney and Universal studios premises. Optional lodging available for non-CA applicants.
  • Summer Sessions

    • June 10- July 18, 2024
    • MW or TuTh; 8am-noon or 1-5 pm
  • Eligibility

    • Full-time high school students in US
    • Basic coding skills preferred
    • 20 hrs per week time commitment
  • Logistics

    • Apply by Apr 30, 2024; pay after acceptance notification
    • Fees $300/week + optional lodging and activities
    • Limited income and merit based scholarship available.

PolySec Cyber Lab

Our partner in providing top-notch cyber education.


Our partner in providing immersive VR education.

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