Akamai Internship FAQ
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, be at least 18 years old, and a resident of Hawaii.
I am not yet 18 years old, am I eligible to apply?
I’ve already graduated, am I still eligible?
I’m not a U.S. citizen, am I still eligible?
I’ve already done Akamai, can I apply again?
I’ve had a few low grades, am I eligible?
I don’t have a lot of job skills. Do I have a chance of getting selected?
IMPORTANT NOTE: The application includes a section that asks about your proficiency with various skills. There are many skills on this list due to the diversity of projects within Akamai; it is common for an applicant to just have experience with a few of these skills. Applicants should not feel discouraged when they just check a few – we know you want to gain skills and that’s why you’re applying to an internship program!
Application and Supporting Materials
Who should I get my references from?
Do I need to get certified transcripts?
Do I need to include all transcripts?
How should I submit my transcripts?
How formal should I be in responding to questions on the application?
What is the “Akamai PREP Course”?
I live in the location of the PREP course, can I just stay at home during the PREP Course?
Placement, Housing, Transportation, and Meals
How does Akamai decide where to place interns for their project?
If I get accepted, when do I know where I am placed?
Does Akamai provide housing?
During the PREP course, all interns stay together (first 4 days of the internship program), and we cover the cost of rooms and meals.