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I would like to state on my LinkedIn's headline that I am in progress of become a security analyst.

How could I say it without use that sentence, because that is a sentence not a headline. I had thought on something like Security analyst apprentice but that sounds like if I had no experience, doesn't it?

PS: I don't know which tags assign to this question, feel free to add/remove tags more appropriate.

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This question sounds like an ideal candidate for ell.stackexchange.com. –  Matt Apr 25 '13 at 13:18
    
Or even possibly at workplace.stackexchange.com –  Matt Apr 25 '13 at 13:33

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Perhaps, "security analyst in training".

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I wouldn't write this on a LinedIn headline, but I guess you are a "soon-to-be security analyst"?

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The most common term would be Junior Security Analyst. Once you've learnt the trade, you would refer to yourself as a Security Analyst, and once you are an established and competent professional, you would perhaps be a Senior Security Analyst.

Certainly in British English, an "apprentice" (at least outside of vocational courses and manual trades) would normally be associated with a teenager or young person working within the company for the primary reason of gaining experience.

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Junior implies that you have 2-5 years of professional experience already. I haven't worked as security analyst. –  yzT Apr 25 '13 at 14:06
    
@yzT: Why do you say it implies that? My company (for example) takes graduates from subjects unrelated to their new role as Juniors straight out of college. Someone with 2-5 years experience here would be disappointed if they were still a junior. Obviously this is somewhat profession dependent. For example a Junior doctor has a lot of experience compared with a junior accountant for example. –  Matt Apr 25 '13 at 14:08
    
That is what I see on every job offer. When the title is Junior .... it likely has a requirement of minimum 2+ years of experience (work experience). –  yzT Apr 25 '13 at 14:29

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