Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program

Kāpili ʻOihana is an internship program offered by Kamehameha Schools to Native Hawaiian college students. This program runs for 12 weeks during the summer with part-time and full-time internship positions that may be paid or unpaid.

The program focuses on providing opportunities for college students to engage directly with professionals in their area of interest to develop 21st century skills, building professional networks, and increasing their hiring potential upon graduation with the end goal of securing a livable-wage career.

The Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program aims to provide interns with many benefits, including:

  • Real-world work experience in a professional environment
  • Opportunity to develop new skills
  • Experience with meaningful, relevant assignments that are career-specific
  • Exposure to various departments within an organization
  • Assignment to a qualified supervisor
  • Ability to build  network of professional contacts

To be eligible for a KOIP internship, applicants must:

  • Be a degree-seeking student in an accredited college program
  • Complete the KOIP student application, cover letter and resume
  • Be able to commit to the 12-week time frame, for 120 (part-time) or 240 (full-time) hours

To apply for an internship, please follow the application process online at http://apps.ksbe.edu/cphc/career-services/t/application-process.

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