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.

Prospective 2021 Calendar

November/December 2020:

Application will be opened and program announced.

January 2021:

Mentors submit requests to host interns.

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

February 2021:

Mentors submit requests to host interns.

Meetings with prospective Akamai mentors.

Akamai Internship application deadline: Mid-February TBA

March 2021:

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop application opens.

Selection and placement of Akamai interns; waiting list established.

April 2021:

Applicants on internship waiting list notified if spaces become available.

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop applicants notified.

May 2021:

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

June 2021:

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 2021:

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

August 2021:

Akamai Internship symposia: Click here for the 2019 final symposium abstract and biographical booklet.

The 2019 Akamai Internship Program ended friday August 16, 2019. 2021 dates TBA.