The KOIP Summer 2020 Intern Application will be available on January 2, 2020, at 12:00 pm HST.

More information will be updated in the coming months

Established in 2009, the Kamehameha Schools Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program (KOIP) is designed to cultivate and maintain relationships with employers statewide who are committed to providing college students with enriched opportunities to build their professional network, develop transferable skills, and create solutions to real-world challenges. KOIP exposes students to cultural experiences that contribute to the development of future leaders who recognize and embody the foundational values of our kūpuna in their communities and workplace.

The Summer 2019 launch of IMUA Xchange, an online platform that connects learners and employers to engage in career connected learning experiences, will create an expanded community space for employers to provide students with a wide selection of career-connected learning opportunities that include KOIP internships, job shadows, career presentations, mentorships, and employment.

Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program Dates
  • Student Enrollment Period for Summer 2020: January 2 2020 through Feburary 28, 2020
  • SUMMER 2020 Internship Term: May 18, 2020 through August 21, 2020
    *Individual start and end dates are flexible within the program period depending on your final placement and availability.
Eligibility Requirements for Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program (KOIP) 
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawaiʻi
  • Age 18 or older at the time of application
  • Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student in an accredited college program
    *applicants graduating in Spring are eligible to apply
  • Apply to internship opportunities that are related to your chosen major or minor
  • A commitment of at least 120 hours within internship term (flexible start date)
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

New Summer 2020 Hawaii Pacific Health Internship Opportunity.

Hawaii Pacific Health is seeking high school and college-age students to learn about the healthcare industry in Summer 2020. Those interested can apply using the link below:

Hawaii Pacific Health Application

For more information regarding the Hawaii Pacific Health Internship Opportunity, please download the flyer here: HPH Information

*KS Inquiry Deadline: February 28, 2020

*KS Inquiry Deadline is to help prepare students for the HPH Application through 1-1 assistance from the CPU team. You will be receiving email(s) from on the upcoming steps during the application process. 

*HPH Application Deadline: March 6, 2020


New Summer 2020 Clearway Energy Internship Opportunity.

Calling all Engineering, Technology, & Natural Resources related majors! We have a new opportunity with Clearway Energy to offer college juniors, seniors & graduate students paid internship positions with Clearway in Hawaii & Tucson.

This 6-week, paid internship program is designed to provide college students a rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the renewable energy sector. Interns have the opportunity to learn more about all aspects of project development, project finance, & operations. Clearway’s portfolio ranges from clusters of community solar projects to some of the largest wind and solar projects in the United States.

Clearway Internship Application