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WKIP Application 

The application for the 2023 Wahi Kūpuna Internship Program is now CLOSED
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Last Updated March 8, 2023

Important Dates and Deadlines
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Program Dates: June 26 - July 28, 2023

(workdays are from Monday through Friday,

40 hours per week)​.

1. Application Deadline: Applications and 

     all supplemental materials must be

     received by March 7, 2023.


2. Interviews: March 13 - March 24, 2023 


3. Notification Letters: Sent out by

    March 31, 2023

Eligibility and Application Process

Emerging professionals and college students (undergraduate or graduate) currently enrolled in any of the Community Colleges or Universities in Hawai’i are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to emerging professionals and students in the fields of Hawaiian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, or related resource management fields. Preference will also be given to students with ties and commitments to live and work in Hawaiʻi.

The application process is used to inform the WKIP Selection Committee about your background, interest and skills. Upon review of your completed application and supplemental materials, you will be notified of your application status. If you are selected as a semi-finalist, a personal interview will be conducted by the WKIP Selection Committee.

Step 1: Fill Out the Application Form
Step 2: E-mail Us the Following

Required supplemental materials listed below will need to be emailed to Amber Souza (

  1. Resume

  2. Latest college transcript (Official and unofficial transcripts are accepted)

  3. Submit a writing sample no more than 5 pages.

  4. Two letters of recommendation (1 academic and 1 professional).       (Please use the Recommendation Form Template)

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