Applications for the 2020 Akamai Internship Program are now open. Undergraduate students studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) are eligible to apply for the program which provides paid summer work to students in science, technology and engineering projects. Students gain valuable experience working with companies or astronomical observatories on Maui, Hawaii Island or at TMT in California.
Through guidance and mentoring, interns will prepare for their work with specific coursework, complete a high-tech project and develop their technology and communication skills. Interns also greatly improve their chances of landing employment after graduation. Former Akamai interns have secured jobs at:
- Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
- Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
- Gemini Observatory
- HNu Photonics
- Maui High Performance Computing Center
- Pacific Defense Solutions
- Pacific Missile Range Facility
- Pearl Harbor
- Subaru Telescope
The deadline to apply is Feb. 7, 2020. The 2020 program will run from Sunday, June 7, through Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.
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