How to Get a Job in Renewable Energy

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These tips and resources are recommended by college students for students asking the question: “So, how do I get a job in renewable energy?”

How to Make that Perfect Cover Letter

Talk About the Company! Lots of people have lots of opinions about cover letters – length, organization, content, etc.  But, there’s at least one consensus point: show you know something about the company to which

Starting A Career In Renewable Energy: Degrees, Job Titles, Geography & Gender

We’ve Seen This Race Before. For 10 years Dayaway Careers has been helping college students get into renewable energy and cleantech.  Think about that; you likely were in middle school ten years ago!  Unsurprisingly, this

Should You Take an Internship After Graduation?

Signing up for a clean energy internship is probably the last thing you want to do after graduating.  However, for some, this can often be the best move to get the first permanent job in

Be Open to a Road-Trip Internship!

Get Ready to Hit the Road Most students are not going to find a summer renewable energy internship in their home or college town.  Many RE companies are clustered in a few well-known cleantech zones

Renewable Energy Internships: Unpaid Internships May Pay Off

Reasons to Consider Unpaid Internships. Many students ignore summer unpaid internships. Let’s face it, you need the money, and it just seems wrong to work and not get paid, right?  However, the following reasons convince

Student Friendly Renewable Energy Organizations

Building Your Knowledge Every hiring process will put your knowledge to the test.  An interview will test your knowledge about the industry, its leaders and its most pressing issues.  So, the trick is to  build

Landing that Perfect Summer Internship in Renewable Energy: Tips & Tricks

A Plan The single, most important thing you can do to get employed in renewable energy is to complete an internship in renewable energy. But it’s not that easy to do. Renewable energy companies have

Holiday Inspiration

OK, it’s your Holiday and/or Break time.  Time to enjoy family, friends and free time – and not worry about getting a job or internship. Fair enough. But if you feel a little bored or

Top MBA Programs with MBAs Working in Renewable Energy

Want to know which MBA programs have the largest number of recently graduated MBAs working in renewable energy?  Then, check out the infogram below. Dayaway helps MBA candidates get clean energy jobs and internships through

How to Build Your Professional Brand

Have you thought about your professional brand, about how you get labeled in a few words?  Businesses shape their brands.  So should you. Think first about career related things you are good at, that you

Smart Grid & Energy Efficiency Investors

VC, PE and IB Firms Do you want to start or grow your own start-up or maybe become a sick rich cleantech investor.  If so, you need to identify the venture capital, private equity and

A List of 18 Great Clean Energy Job Boards

No one does a better job than Dayaway at curating online clean energy job listings for college students – self-promoting, but true… However, we’re not the only clean energy job boards game in town. You