The application period is currently closed. To be notified about future programs, please complete this form to register your interest, and we will contact you when new classes are being offered. We are especially interested in hearing back from women, candidates from diverse backgrounds, and anyone with a passion for technology – even if you don’t have an educational or professional background in tech!

Do you dream of a career in one of the most forward-thinking fields in history — the technology industry? Perfect.

Do you have any experience working with technology? It’s OK if you don’t. That’s because Akamai Technical Academy was built to empower diverse talent with work-ready skills, whether or not you have any technology experience.

The Akamai Technical Academy is a 12-month program, split into two halves, with initial classroom training, followed by 6-months learning on-the-job. Basic qualifications include: a 4-year college degree or equivalent military experience, a 3.0 GPA or higher, written and verbal English fluency, the ability to attend the program full-time, and a demonstrated interest in technology.

Please click here to refer to our FAQ for additional information. If you are interested in signing up to be notified about future classes in other locations, fill out this form.

The program is designed to five all participants the necessary training to prepare for an entry-level role at Akamai. With our educational partner, The Training Associates, we provide everything needed to prepare for a role at Akamai.**

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A future of learning

This isn't our first intake for ATA, we've held classes and attracted people to careers in IT. From those who just have an interest in developing, to those who aspire to be part of the technology revolution; everyone is welcome to apply. We're here to make the future better.


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Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for our customers worldwide. Our advanced web and mobile performance, cloud security, and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize enterprise content and consumer entertainment experiences on any device, anywhere. Learn more at

With offices and employees around the world, Akamai is a growing and evolving company. We are consistently ranked among the best places to work in Poland, among leaders in the tech industry, and across the globe. We value the contributions of all people who represent the diversity of the human experience—and the best in human ingenuity. Discover what you can do at