Keck has been collaborating with with Akamai since 2003 to build a local workforce, including:
Building a local workforce in Hawaii: Akamai
Beginning in 2003, Keck engineers, scientists, and technologists provide projects and mentor local students through the Akamai Internship Program. In 2005 Keck worked with the Center for Adaptive Optics to establish an Akamai program on Hawaii Island.
41 college students from Hawaii have completed internships at Keck through Akamai.
Investing in training the next generation through effective mentoring
W. M. Keck Observatory participates in Akamai’s Mentor Council and is actively engaged in developing effective mentors by sending personnel to ISEE’s Mentor Workshop