The Summit Data Communications Internship in Computer Science


Founded in 2005, Summit Data Communications is the worldwide leader in embedded Wi-Fi® solutions for mobile computers and other business-critical mobile devices. With headquarters in downtown Akron, Summit is partnering with The University of Akron on several fronts. The Summit internship demonstrates the firm’s commitment to academic excellence in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Computer Science. 


Every fall and spring semester, one student will be awarded a $5,000 Summit Internship. Eligible applicants will be students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at The University of Akron with a major or minor in Computer Science. Summit and the Chair of the Department of Computer Science will review applications and select finalists who demonstrate scholastic achievement, necessary job skills, and a keen interest in the internship. Summit will interview finalists and select a winner. The student awarded the Summit Internship agrees to work 15 hours per week at Summit for the semester that the internship is awarded.

A student can be awarded the Summit Internship for a second semester upon agreement from the department Chair and Summit.

Deadline for 2011 Applications (Fall and/or Summer, 2011)

Please download and fill out the application form and send it with your resume by email to Dr. Kathy Liszka, before April 28, 2011.