Aloha Workshops offers internships at its off the grid, camp-like setting in Mountain View, Hawaii. The internship program is designed to provide students of all ages with an opportunity to learn about Web 2.0 and the social digital-media revolution. Select, qualified, applicants in need of tuition assistance are welcomed. Special scholarship opportunities may exist for select individuals that are truly interested in becoming sustainable on the web.
Goals of the Program
Roles of Aloha Workshops Faculty and Instructors
- Help students learn their personal strengths and be productive in a multidisciplinary team environment.
- Teach students how to provide value to clients through digital media services.
- Empower students in Hawaii through digital tools and techniques to increase their value to the larger national and international business communities.
Accepted applicants will receive experience and training in several key areas;
- Mentor and provide leadership
- Teach and insure educational goals are continually achieved
- Report progress to parents and guardians of students
- Deliver, manage and report on the progress of student projects for clients
The goals of the Aloha Workshops Student Intern Program:
- Digital design and arts
- Digital video for the web
- Interactive content creation work-flows
- Information, interaction and presentation design methodologies
- Web development
- Web design
- Web marketing including the latest Web 2.0 tools and techniques
- Web administration and project management
Expectations of Interns
- Provide a path to professional web certification
- Accelerate the opportunities for our most inspired students through employment assistance
- Increase the amount of qualified individuals working on the web on the Big Island
- Schedules are flexible but interns must show up on time when required.
- Intern hours are determined once approval into the program is granted.
- Interns are expected to dedicate between 10 and 20 hours per week.
- Interns are expected to spend 50% of their time on client projects and 50% on learning objectives.
All required documentation must be completed and postmarked at least one month before the program start date. All accepted interns are required to have a parent or guardian complete and sign a Release, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement.
All applications must include the following:
The Selection and Clearance Process
- Completed application form
- Two letters of recommendation from educators (if undergraduate or recent grad)
- Two letters of recommendation from a local business professional
- All applications are reviewed for completeness and accuracy.
- Eligibility criterion are reviewed.
- Complete applications are then forwarded to Aloha Workshops staff for review.
Accepted Applicants are sent notification via email no later than 30 days after application and all required materials have been recieved.
Eligibility: The application process is open to anyone. Inspired, socially conscous and technically conscience, humans and students in need of help are welcome to apply. Anyone interested in learning how to be sustainable using the web as a platform for future development are welcome to apply.
General Information: Interns are expected to work between 10 and 20 hours a week during an 8 to 12 week internship period. Internships are offered during the Summer, Winter and Spring semesters. Interns may receive academic credit if an agreement is made between the Aloha Workshops Human Resources Department and the intern’s College or University.
Download intern application here:
Important Dates and Application Deadlines:
Summer-Fall Internship (July 1st through September 30th) Also see extension below.
Applications accepted June 1st through June 15th (approved or denied by June 22nd)
Fall-Winter Internship (October 1st through December 10th)
Applications accepted September 1st - September 15th (approved or denied by September 21st)
Winter-Spring Internship (January 25th through April 30th)
Applications accepted January 1st - January 11th (approved or denied by January 18th)
Spring-Summer Internship (May 1st through June 30th)
Applications accepted April 1st - April 15th (approved or denied by April 21st)
Summer Program Extended!
Selected interns may be processed outside of the Summer/Fall timeline above and can get started within a couple of weeks. This offer is only good though the end of August and the internship will still end on September 30th. Professional certifications cannot be facilitated during this extension but regular training outlines will be honored.
Aloha Workshops is an Equal Opportunity Educator.
More Information: 808.896.7656