Akamai Program Calendar

Student at Akamai PREP course

Akamai intern exploring light phenomena during the 4-day preparatory course all interns attend prior to starting work on their technical projects.

2022-2023 Calendar

November 2022:

Application will be opened and program announced.

We love to hear from you!  We are very happy to answer questions about the Akamai program or the application, or just get a chance to meet you! Please send an email to akamai@ucsc.edu to make a Zoom appiontment. (Note: you may need to download the Zoom application).

December 2022 - January 2023:

Mentors submit project proposals for hosting an intern.

Campus visits to recruit internship applicants (email akamai@ucsc.edu to schedule a visit).

January - February 2023:

Meetings with prospective mentors.

Mentors continue to submit project proposals.

Akamai Internship application deadline: February 14, 2023

March 2023:

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop application opens.

Selection and placement of Akamai interns; waitlist established.

April 2023:

Applicants on the waitlist are notified if spaces become available.

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop participants notified.

May 2023:

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop held May 26 & 27 Hilo Hawaii.

June 2023:

Akamai preparatory course & start of program: June 12, 2023

  • Interns arrive at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, June 12
  • 4 day preparatory course 
  • Interns travel to internship site to begin project, June 17

July 2023:

Akamai staff conduct intern site visits and interns give short presentations to staff.

August 2023:

Akamai internship symposia

Waimea Symposium: Friday August 4

Hilo Symposium: Monday August 7

Maui Symposium: Weds August 9

Santa Cruz Symposium: Monday August 14

Click here to view the 2022 final symposium abstract and biographical booklet.

2023 Akamai Internship Program concludes: Aug 12, 2023