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.

2021-2022 Akamai Calendar

November 2021:

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, and note the time difference from your location. The Akamai team is located in California).

January 2022:

Mentors submit project proposals for hosting an intern.

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

February 2022:

Meetings with prospective Akamai mentors.

Mentors submit project proposals for hosting an intern continued.

Akamai Internship application deadline: February 28, 2022

March 2022:

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop application opens.

Selection and placement of Akamai interns; waiting list established.

April 2022:

Applicants on waiting list notified if spaces become available.

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop applicants notified.

May 2022:

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop held. Dates to be announced.

June 2022:

Akamai preparatory course & start of program

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

July 2022:

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

August 2022:

Akamai Internship symposia (RSVP required, click on link)

Hilo Symposium: Friday July 29, 2022

Waimea Symposium: Monday August 1, 2022

Kahului Symposium: Weds August 3, 2022

Santa Cruz Symposium: Friday August 5, 2022


Click here to view the 2021 final symposium abstract and biographical booklet.

2022 Akamai Internship Program concludes: Aug 5, 2022