Below are resources that summarize the success of Akamai.

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Akamai Workforce Initiative Resources
2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Paper: 
Successfully Building a Diverse Telescope Workforce: The Design of the Akamai Internship Program in Hawai‘i
Barnes, A., & Ball, T., & Starr, C. R., & Seagroves, S., & Perez, K., & Hunter, L. (2018, June), Successfully Building a Diverse Telescope Workforce: The Design of the Akamai Internship Program in Hawai’i Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/31030
2018 Akamai Internship Program Highlights: Click for the 2-page, printable Akamai Highlights page, produced in 2018.  Includes our latest tracking outcomes of Akamai success!
2015 Fact Sheet on Akamai Outcomes: Click for 2015 Program Fact Sheet
Valued Hawaii STEM Workforce Skills

An Engineering Technology Skills Framework that Reflects Workforce Needs on Maui and the Big Island of Hawai‘i
Scott Seagoves & Lisa Hunter, 2010

 

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The UCSC Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators: Supporting Multi-Level STEM Workforce Development
Inverness Research, July 2014

 

This brief presents an external perspective on the design of the Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators, its relationship to the Akamai Workforce Initiative, and the contributions of ISEE to local workforce development at multiple levels. It also distills broader design lessons that may be of interest to other STEM workforce development initiatives.

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The Design and Evolution of the Akamai Workforce Initiative
Inverness Research, July 2014

 

This brief presents an external perspective on the Akamai Workforce Initiative. It describes the rationale, history, and key design features, as well as the details of the Akamai Internship Program.

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Contributions of the Akamai Workforce Initiative
Inverness Research, July 2014

 

This brief presents an external perspective on AWI and is authored by Inverness Research. Inverness collaborated with leaders of iSEE and AWI to examine the returns on the long-term investment in AWI.

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Mentor Workshop Resources
Intelligence as a Malleable Construct

Malleable Intelligence Combo

 

Blackwell, Rodriguez, & Guerra-Carillo, 2015. “Intelligence as a Malleable Construct” online citation; + Dweck, C.S., 2015. “Growth Mindset, Revisited” online citation

 

Connecting high school physics experiences, outcome expectations, physics identity, and physics career choice: A gender study

Physics Identity Hazari 2010

Hazari, Sonnert, Sadler, & Shanahan, 2010. “Connecting high school physics experiences, outcome expectations, physics identity, and physics career choice: A gender study.” online citation

Understanding the science experiences of successful women of color: Science identity as an analytic lens

Carlone Identity

Carlone & Johnson, 2007. “Understanding the science experiences of successful women of color: Science identity as an analytic lens.” online citation