A common question that we get from individuals taking our courses is, “where do I look for job opportunities in the solar industry?” This is an important question because knowing where to look for solar job opportunities is critical to successfully finding employment. In this post, we have identified 7 resources that you can use when searching for a solar job.
SolarPro is a technical trade publication distributed to more than 20,000 professionals working in the North American solar market. SolarPro has more than 25 years of solar technology publishing experience. It is one of the most respected publications in the solar industry. Check out their solar jobs directory.
The Career Center is a place where job seekers can post their resume, apply for jobs, and get new job alerts. In addition, the Career Center offers helpful resources to job seekers such as career coaching, resume writing, and a career learning center.
Google is an obvious resource in the search for solar job opportunties. However, instead of using search terms like “solar jobs”, use search terms like “solar companies near me”. This should show you a list of solar companies in your area and the links to their websites. Visit these websites and look for a jobs/careers page. These pages will have job listings that you can review and then submit an application.
6. Glassdoor & Indeed
Glassdoor and Indeed are broad employment search engines not exclusive to solar. Each website allows you to search for jobs, post your resume, and read company reviews from past/current employees. Use the search terms “solar” and your “city.”
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