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Horizons Education Summer Intern

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Richmond, CA, US, 94804

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Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
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. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
 

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

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.

 

Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

SunPower's K-college Education Program (The SunPower Horizons 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 Southern California.
  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

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Pursuing a degree in education, environmental science or related field
  • 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 academies

 

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 college

 

Dates

  • Application Due Date: Friday January 18, 2019
  • Decisions: Week of February 11, 2019 
  • Start: TBD between May 15-May 24, 2019
  • End: TBD between July 31-August 7, 2019

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The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Intern, Summer Internship, Entry Level

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