Wisconsin Energy Institute

Summer 2014 Interns

Date Published: 

September 03, 2013

Position Type: 


Job Location: 

Dependent upon role: San Jose, Richmond or Austin

Job Description: 

Do you want to make a bigger impact on the world? SunPower’s vision is to change the way the world is powered, and we are doing that every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team. SunPower is widely recognized as the global leader in high-efficiency solar for residential, commercial and utility markets. We operate in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia and are seeking talented people to join us in building a global clean energy future.

SunPower is committed to the success of our company, our employees and the communities around the world that need us most.  We support our employees’ commitment to their communities through a culture of volunteerism, and through The SunPower Foundation, which makes grants to green initiatives throughout the world. As a company, we operate with the highest sustainability standards. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.

Currently SunPower offers internship opportunities during the summer months only. 

2014 possible start dates: June 2nd or June 16th
2014 possible end dates: no sooner than August 8th, no later than August 29th

Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students
Must be a student at the time of the internship, ideally enrolled in an academic program at one of SunPower’s partner schools: University of Wisconsin, Stanford, Berkeley, University of Texas at Austin, & Texas A&M.

Types of positions available:
Number of positions and group internships support varies from year to year. In 2013, we offered internships in software engineering, module development-mechanical, performance engineering, module technology, among other groups.

Location: dependent upon role, position to be based out of San Jose, Richmond, or Austin.

UW-Madison students must email Ben Ryan, senior manager of project controls, at ben.ryan@sunpowercorp.com for more details.

Job Application Deadline: 

September 30, 2013