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***We are recruiting for Summer 2017 Internships now!***


Akamai is always looking for the best students and recent grads to join our growing, global team. We have full-time and internship positions for graduating students who hold a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD.

At Akamai, you can continue to learn and lead in an environment that's intellectually rigorous and rewarding. We also have a tuition reimbursement program in case you want to continue your academic studies while working at Akamai.

Summer Internship Program


What you do with your Summer can have a significant impact on your life. Summer internships at Akamai typically run 10-12 weeks during June, July, and August—and successful Summer interns often come back during the Fall semester or over breaks.

Of course, some of our Summer interns have gone on to become successful Akamai employees after graduation!

Summer internships can allow you to:
  • Form close working relationships with team members, mentors, managers and fellow interns
  • Gain real-world work experience at one of the world’s leading technology companies
  • Participate in weekly lunch-and-learn development sessions with different Akamai subject matter experts to learn about the various departments and functions of the company
  • Attend a variety of social networking events, including a welcome BBQ at CEO Tom Leighton's house, regular meet-ups with the University Recruiting team, and fun Summer socials such as scavenger hunts, dinner events in the city and beach day trips

For more information about student jobs and internships, please contact University Relations.

Co-op program


The Co-op program at Akamai provides to current college students the opportunity to work full time for 4-6 months within their field of study. Co-op students gain valuable hand-on experience working on technical projects with key responsibilities, comparable to a full-time employee position. Students must be enrolled in a degree program with intent to return to that program at the conclusion of their co-op. The typical co-op cycle runs either from January-June or July-December. Positions range from technical engineering roles, to sales and operations, to support services and marketing.

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