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Monday, February 22, 2010
Suntech Power - Summer Internship
Apply for a Solar Energy Summer Internship in SF
If you are interested in learning about how clean energy and solar power are part of the solution to global warming, come join Suntech, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of silicon solar modules, for an internship this summer in our San Francisco headquarters.
The internship program will offer undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to learn about Suntech and the solar industry while working on important projects that are relevant to our company’s continued success. Each intern will be paired with a mentor who will guide him or her throughout the summer.
We invite you to become part of Suntech’s energy.
Sales & Marketing Intern
An undergraduate student will learn about and contribute to: sales and lead generation efforts, marketing material development, and new technology analysis for internal collaboration and communication.
Product Marketing Intern
The Product Marketing Intern will develop marketing material based on Suntech product data and research, monitor and analyze Suntech system performance, and assist with upcoming worldwide product launches.
Public Relations Intern
Working with the PR manager, the intern will develop strategies to promote Suntech technology to the U.S. press. General duties will include assisting with media outreach, collateral development, and PR event coordination assistance.
MBA Sales & Marketing Intern
This position will provide the intern an opportunity to learn about and contribute to sales and lead generation efforts and marketing material development, in addition to a mutually defined research project.
Finance and Accounting Intern
Working with the finance and accounting department, the intern will assess and provide risk rating classification recommendations for customers within our portfolio. In addition, the intern will provide financial analysis support for project finance and financial accounting.
Government and External Affairs Intern
The Government and External Affairs Intern will work with the policy team. Responsibilities include writing weekly updates on state and federal solar policy developments and researching electricity-related legislation and regulation. Please include a brief writing sample along with your submission.
A First-Year law student willassist with reviewing and drafting contracts, researching issues regarding litigation, corporate governance and securities law compliance, drafting Board of Director minutes, and other legal matters.
Business Development Intern
The intern will perform market research analysis on geographic and market segments, assist with data analysis from installed solar systems, assist outreach efforts to project developers, EPC contractors, and electric utilities, and provide support to the Business Development team. Requirements include: good knowledge of excel and computer modeling and a strong interest in solar project development.
The Operations Intern will provide support to general operations and new project initiatives.
Electrical Engineer Intern
The Electrical Engineer will assist in the design and engineering of large-scale photovoltaic system projects and must have experience with AutoCAD and electrical design. Other responsibilities include preparation of detailed design documentation in addition to component and system integration analysis. Appropriate engineering qualification or continuing coursework towards qualification as well as knowledge of national and international electric codes preferred.
Global Product Strategy Intern
A MBA student will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to: new product development from concept through commercialization, manufacturing, cost, and technology roadmaps, and collaboration between international product strategy teams.
Marketing Art Intern
The intern will assist with and create graphics and interactive elements for our marketing
materials and web properties.
Minimum Requirements for all positions
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
-Interest in solar or renewable energy
-Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student
Hours & Compensation
-Minimum 20-30 hours per week during normal business hours in our San Francisco office
-Internships will start on a rolling basis from May 15 and continue for 8-12 weeks, dates flexible
-The positions are unpaid; Suntech will offer a stipend of $500/month for those with Bachelor’s degree or
less and $600/month for enrolled Master’s students.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for internship positions.
Emailhr@suntechamerica.comwith your resume and short cover letter. Include the position title for which you would like to be considered in the subject line. We expect to receive many responses and unfortunately are not able to reply to all interested candidates. Please no phone calls.