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Intern - Sales Programs (M&A)

ateof Are you excited to collaborate on strategic sales projects?

Would you like to gain insight into the mergers and acquisition process?

Join our Sales Transformation Program Team!

The Sales Transformation Program Team enables the Akamai Sales organization to achieve its go-to-market objectives by driving and supporting strategy definition, planning processes, program management, operational planning, and technical transformation programs.

As a participant in our programs, you will gain valuable experience and contribute meaningful project work. You will have the opportunity to join us for trainings, networking events, and engagements with company leadership. Our 12-week intern program starts in May, and our 6-month co-op program starts in January or July.

Partner with the best

The Sales Transformation Program team collaborates on strategic and operational projects to improve our Sales processes. You'll support our cross-functional team by assisting with program management, outside research, data analysis, and process improvements.

As an Intern - Sales Programs, you will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating on the development, execution and maintenance of project documentation (executive summaries, reports, project plans, scope log, etc.)
  • Providing work direction for assigned projects, including assignment of work and follow up on the status of requests and tasks.
  • Making sure cross-functional project teams are supported to achieve their tasks efficiently and effectively (i.e. removing roadblocks, etc.)
  • Supporting Sales Program management with the creation of presentations for various management and team meetings
  • Assisting with analysis of existing processes and identification of opportunities to improve efficiency

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be pursuing a Bachelor's and with a scheduled graduation date of December 2025 or later
  • Demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse corporate and client environment
  • Be a self-starter with a curious mindset
  • Be a problem solver with the ability to quickly identify issues and propose solutions

Work in a way that works for you

Our 6-month interm program starts in July. The program requires you to be available 40 hours per week during summer months (July-September). We offer the opportunity to work part-time during the academic year (October-December).

This is a flexible role and may be performed at your home and/or the local Akamai office (in the country advertised). We are happy to discuss working options in this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more details when you apply.


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We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.

At Akamai, we're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

Through our intern and co-op programs we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Financial benefits offered to interns and co-ops, including a 401k and health insurance, are offered through our managed service provider (MSP). Students also gain the following benefits directly from our programs:

  • Mentorship
  • Career development trainings
  • Visibility into senior leadership through Fireside Chats
  • Networking and social events with an international intern cohort
  • Final project showcase presented to the company
  • Fun perks including Akamai branded merchandise

About us

Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to learn and make a real impact in a global technology company? Come join us and learn with a team of people who will energize and inspire you! By the end of your assignment, you will gain a network of encouraging colleagues ready to support you in your studies and beyond.

Akamai is committed to complying with COVID-19 requirements in the countries where it operates. For locations or roles subject to vaccination mandates, we require proof of vaccination, if permitted, as a condition of employment. We will provide additional details regarding our vaccine record submission protocols during the hiring and onboarding process.