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STEM Program Summer Internship - Technology Solutions & Products Group




Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima is not just another global enterprise and federal contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Akima, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Akima provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Akimadelivers agile solutions in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction.

As an Akima employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

During Akima’s Summer STEM Program Internship you will participate in focused training, and team meetings, work on an individual project, and present your results to executives. During your internship, you will be supported by operational leadership who will ensure you have a valuable learning experience. You can expect to receive coaching and mentoring to enable you to develop your technical and interpersonal skills. The aim is to use this program as a pathway to future employment here at Akima.


During the summer internship you will participate in a comprehensive company and team-specific training program to include on-the-job learning with technical and operational leaders. This internship is designed to provide you with a valuable learning experience in the Science, Information and Engineering technology and mathematical fields while contributing to our company's continued success during a period of rapid growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Networking with professionals.
  • Training on applications and tools.
  • Collaboration with other departments and a broader view of the business.
  • Guidance and mentorship from experienced engineers and professional leaders.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment.
  • Must be a student who is enrolled and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Must be majoring in an engineering or computer science-related field.
  • Strong technical aptitude with a passion for technology and problem-solving.
  • Basic understanding of IT concepts, including hardware, software, networks, and security.
  • Familiarity with Window operating systems and common software applications.
  • Prefer junior or senior, but will consider other class levels.
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher.
  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to pass a background check.
  • Must be within commuting distance to Herndon, VA.
  • May be required to travel locally to job sites.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: Akima

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8217