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Recently, at Akamai, we launched the Akamai Foundation, to continue to reach a broader, more diverse range of young people with quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. We believe that this work is a vital part of securing the future of technology innovation and closing the diversity gap in STEM careers. Without the collaborative input of our young people, the tech industry cannot continue to thrive. As well
Success is a tricky word to define. It means something different to everyone and can only be measured by an individual themselves. Often, success is seen as being about what an individual achieves, rather than about who they grow to be. However, at Akamai, we believe that success is about growth, whether in your personal life or your career. There is no one-size-fits-all way to measure if someone is successful
Written by Bridget Meuse, Product Marketing Specialist - Corporate Sustainability I've recently hit my four-month mark here at Akamai and it's been a whirlwind, to say the least. Despite having had two previous summer internships at Akamai, stepping into my new role as Product Marketing Specialist - with a focus on Corporate Sustainability - has come with many new things to learn, people to talk to, and work to be
Volunteering with Girls Who Code has been one of the most enriching and edifying experiences of my time here at Akamai. I was chosen to serve as a mentor to one of the high school students, gave the NOCC tour during the Girls Who Code orientation, and also represented the NOCC in a women's career panel. I was able to introduce the girls to Akamai during the tour of the
As the Internet grows, so does energy usage. As a result, all large tech organizations have a responsibility to monitor and improve their impact on the environment. At Akamai, we are well aware of the impact we can have, both positively and negatively. Now more than ever, we believe we must use energy, whether renewable or not, as responsibly as possible. Technology cannot connect and transform the world for the
Hyperconnectivity is on the rise and, as a result, corporations' capacity to protect their own and their customers' data becomes more and more limited. Connection takes place over a network, so, as connection increases, that network increases in size and becomes less manageable. So, when everything is connected, how can corporations ensure that information stays with the right people, and sensitive data doesn't make its way into the wrong hands?
Managing teams come with challenges as well as rewards. Managers drive individual and team performance, and the best managers drive employee connection and engagement. Akamai believes that employees are our biggest asset; by effectively and efficiently integrating them into the organization to ensure both professional success as well as the success of the business.
At Akamai, our internships are both unique and meaningful. What do we mean by this? Well, we believe an internship should add real, significant value to an intern's skill-set. So, not only do they get to learn on the job at Akamai, experiencing our values and culture, but we get them involved in live projects from day one. How does this make our internships different?In the last year, our internship
At Akamai, we secure and stabilize the user experience, so that content of all forms can be streamed seamlessly onto whatever device you are using. One of the primary types of content we are integral to shaping and delivering is gaming content. You may not realize it, but we are constantly working behind the scenes to create a more immersive experience that is undisrupted and continually improving.