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.

We love to hear from you!  Announcing Akamai drop-in office hours: Please feel free to join us at any of our drop-in office hours held by Zoom. No appointment necessary. We are very happy to answer questions about the Akamai program or the application, or just get a chance to meet you! (Note: you may need to download the Zoom application, and note the time difference from your location. The Akamai team is located in California).

Dec 3 Thursday, 2pm-3pm PST: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82542036475 

Dec 14, Monday 12pm-1pm PST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82868678972

Jan 14, Thursday, 2pm-3pm PST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89560255954

Jan 25, Monday 12pm-1pm PST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82769646728

Feb 8, Monday 12pm-1pm PST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88565577545

Feb 11, Thursday, 2pm-3pm PST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84929007838

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.