College Summer Intern: Education


The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused

How to Apply To apply to the K-12 Education Intern position, contact with: 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume, including references

Dates  Application Due Date: Friday March 31st  Decisions: Week of April 17th  Start: Flexible start date between May 24-June 1  End: TBD between July 30-August 4

Skills or qualifications required:

SunPower's K-14 Education Program provides a range of solar science, career, STEM learning and teaching opportunities for our customer school districts. The Intern will have an opportunity to work directly with teachers, students and partners to develop, delivery and ensure a high quality experience. Interns will be exposed to our education partnerships, work-based learning methodology, STEM curriculum, SunPower technology and support the management & delivery of our Summer Solar Energy Academy for high schools students. Summary of essential duties and responsibilities include: 1. Support the planning and delivery of at least four Solar Energy Academy weeks in the Bay Area and potentially in other parts of CA. 2. Support day to day coordinator in the Academy, working with teachers, SunPower employees and high school students 3. Support curriculum updates & teaching to students 4. Possible opportunity to work a week outside of the Bay Area to deliver a Solar Energy Academy

Skills or qualifications desired:

Minimum Requirements  Have a degree in education or environmental science  Teaching and managing a group of students  Have an interest in being an educator in the future  Strong verbal/written communication, organizational, & time management skills  Enjoys a wide range and disparate responsibilities  Operationally focused, highly motivated, self-starter who is committed to excellence  Must be able to drive one-self to local solar energy academie

Preferred Requirements  Outgoing, high energy personality and can connect easily with people of all ages & backgrounds  Experience coordinating events and managing detailed projects  Rising junior or senior in colleg


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