AKAMAI INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Akamai Internship Program offers college students from Hawai‘i an opportunity to gain work experience at an observatory, company or scientific/technical facility in Hawai‘i in a summer program. The program has placements for students from community colleges and four-year universities from a wide range of STEM majors.
application now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2024 cohort.
2024 Program Dates: June 3 – Aug 10, 2024
The summer program includes:
Housing, if needed
Travel from home island paid by program
Assistance with ground transportation at the internship site
Unique aspects of the program:
Placements with Hawai‘i observatories and other STEM industries within the islands – Akamai has placements at all the major telescopes in Hawaii.
Authentic work experience – Interns work on projects of value to the partner organization and gain real-world job skills in the process.
Nationally recognized program with a long history – Akamai has been running since 2003 has more than 500 alumni, to date.
Akamai is a community, and doesn’t stop at the end of the summer – Alumni have opportunities beyond the internship, including connections to employers.
Akamai alumni get jobs – More than 250 alumni are now in jobs in Hawaii and beyond.