Innovate your career
with Akamai Technical Academy.

Akamai Technical Academy is a training program designed for people who have an interest and aptitude for technology but may not come from a traditional technical background. We are built to empower diverse talent with technical work-ready skills, whether or not you have any technology experience.

We are currently accepting applications for our ninth cohort set to launch in Poland in early 2021 . The application period will be open until 4 January 2021, and interviews will take place virtually in the third week of January 2021. For more information on basic qualifications and the selection process, please refer to our FAQ.

Akamai Technical Academy is a 11-month training program designed to prepare participants for an entry-level role at Akamai. Basic qualifications include: an education level equivalent with local industry-standard hiring practices, written and verbal English fluency, the ability to attend the program full-time, and a demonstrated interest in technology.* For the full list of qualifications, see our FAQ below.

The program started in 2016 in Cambridge, MA and has since expanded to Krakow, Poland and San Jose, Costa Rica. We have held 8 classes to date and hired over 140 people through the program.** We can’t wait to see you in our class!

A future of learning

For the past five years, Akamai Technical Academy has attracted diverse talent to train for careers in IT and at Akamai. Akamai Technical Academy aims to give smart people the tools and knowledge they need to be successful in a technical role without the formal degree. From those who have an interest in expanding their skills to those who aspire to be a part of the technology revolution, everyone is welcome to apply. We’re here to make the future better.

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Fast, Intelligent, and Secure at the Edge

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures.

Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring.