Additional Resources

Below are various resources that summarize the success of the Akamai internship program, various aspects of the program, and additional research that has been done to supplement the program, such as valued workplace skills.

Please feel free to distribute with credit attributed to the Akamai Workforce Initiative, Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators, and additional authors of individual documents.

Other resources include documents and readings that supplement the existing programs.

Contact us at akamai@ucsc.edu for any specific requests, we are happy to support you if you would like anything customized for your use!

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Akamai Workforce Initiative Resources

2018 Akamai Internship Program Highlights
Click for the 2-page, printable Akamai Highlights page, produced in 2018.  Includes our latest tracking outcomes of Akamai success!

2014 Fact Sheet on Akamai Outcomes

Valued Hawaii STEM Workforce Skills

An Engineering Technology Skills Framework that Reflects Workforce Needs on Maui and the Big Island of Hawai‘i
Scott Seagoves & Lisa Hunter, 2010

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The UCSC Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators: Supporting Multi-Level STEM Workforce Development
Inverness Research, July 2014

This brief presents an external perspective on the design of the Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators, its relationship to the Akamai Workforce Initiative, and the contributions of ISEE to local workforce development at multiple levels. It also distills broader design lessons that may be of interest to other STEM workforce development initiatives.

The Design and Evolution of the Akamai Workforce Initiative
Inverness Research, July 2014

This brief presents an external perspective on the Akamai Workforce Initiative. It describes the rationale, history, and key design features, as well as the details of the Akamai Internship Program.

Contributions of the Akamai Workforce Initiative
Inverness Research, July 2014

This brief presents an external perspective on AWI and is authored by Inverness Research. Inverness collaborated with leaders of iSEE and AWI to examine the returns on the long-term investment in AWI.

Mentor Workshop Resources

Malleable Intelligence Combo

Blackwell, Rodriguez, & Guerra-Carillo, 2015. “Intelligence as a Malleable Construct” online citation; + Dweck, C.S., 2015. “Growth Mindset, Revisited” online citation

Physics Identity Hazari 2010

Hazari, Sonnert, Sadler, & Shanahan, 2010. “Connecting high school physics experiences, outcome expectations, physics identity, and physics career choice: A gender study.” online citation

Carlone Identity

Carlone & Johnson, 2007. “Understanding the science experiences of successful women of color: Science identity as an analytic lens.” online citation