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Amonix, Solar

Monday, September 22, 2014

Amonix is one of Dayaway's top 100 companies with the best track record for offering jobs to graduating/interning university students


Article written by Cathy Chukwulebe, University of Notre Dame

Location: Seal Beach, CA

Employees:  200 - 500 employees (source: LinkedIn), private

Degrees sought:  Mostly business, some mechanical engineering

Home page

Jobs page


Sector:  Solar (defined below)

 Similar sector companies: First Solar, Solfocus, eSolar, Sunpower, EDF Renewable Energy, and SolarWorld

Hired from: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California State University- Long Beach, Stanford University, University of California – Santa Barbra, California Institute of Technology (defined below)


What They Do And What You Could Do For Them


Several sentences, from Amonix's website, describing what they do:  “Amonix is the leading designer and manufacturer of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) commercial solar power systems. Based on advanced photovoltaic solar cells developed for use in outer space, the Amonix commercial solar power system requires no water for power production and uses land more efficiently – all while producing more energy per acre than any other solar energy technology.”

Examples of jobs offered by Amonix: (defined below)

Sr. Program Manager (MS Management Science and Engineering, 2014)

Corporate & Business Development (MBA Strategy, 2009)

Electrical Engineer (BS Electrical Engineering, 2009)



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Student Next Steps

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Page Notes: 

"Sector"- Our sectors reflect both (1) the different primary sources of alternative energy (e.g., wind, solar, etc.) and (2) specific peripheral groups of companies whose growth correlates with the primary sources (e.g., smart grid, electric vehicles, etc.).  Each sector generally contains service and product companies as well as multiple functional focuses (e.g., research, manufacturing, project construction/management, sales and distribution, etc.)

"Jobs:"  The number of jobs we have founded to be listed by this company on their website or on another job board since early 2010.

"Examples of Jobs:"  University entry-level jobs that Dayaway has re-listed since 2010 or that appear on Linkedin.  While these jobs may or may not open up in the future, we feel that they are representative of future positions for young professionals.

"Hiring From:" This company has hired recent graduates (BS, BA, MS, MA, MBA and/or PhDs) from these schools.

Legal Stuff:  The company covered above does not endorse, sponsor or pay Dayaway Careers LLC in any way; odds are it doesn't even know Dayaway.  Its name and logos are registered trademarks belonging exclusively to it.  We covered the company because we feel it is growing by making a difference and hiring young professionals doing the same.  That's our independent opinion and we're sticking to it.