MD DC VA Solar Energy Industry Association Internships

27 Jan 2013

About MDV-SEIA: MD-DC-VA Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) represents the interests of photovoltaic and solar thermal equipment manufacturers, installers, distributors, and component suppliers.  Solar has made tremendous strides in the Mid-Atlantic over the last few years and MDV-SEIA has led the policy changes that have created this market.  In the last two years alone, MDV SEIA’s leadership has resulted in increased state mandated requirements as well as increased penalties for non-compliance, creation of a solar thermal market, improvements to net metering, and game changing gains in the deployment of these green energy technologies.

Position description: MDV-SEIA is seeking interns to support: membership communications, and accounting and administrative functions.  We are seeking to fill immediately and for the long-term.  These interns will work closely with our Board of Directors leaders in our industry.  The internships will provide hands on experience in our rapidly growing industry, will develop broadly applicable careers capabilities and will provide access to our dynamic and growing membership.  Work hours will be structured to meet the individual needs.  We will support any student who wishes to use the internship towards academic credit.

Responsibilities: Interns will be provided an environment where they will assist with research; membership sales; membership support; writing newsletters; tracking and reporting MDV-SEIA’s finances; and general support of the association’s operations.  The specific roles of a given intern will be developed based on the capabilities and experience of that intern and MDV-SEIA’s needs.  We will provide the interns structured tasks and project oriented work that provide opportunities to learn, develop capabilities and network in our industry.

Who should apply: Graduate and undergraduate students with a passion for green energy and sustainability who’s studies may include marketing/business, communications, accounting, political science/government, environmental studies or related fields.   Professional work experience is a plus.

Compensation: At this time these internships are unpaid.

To Apply: Please submit an email describing your qualifications and resume to

Position is open until filled.

MD-DC-VA Solar Energy Industries Association

P.O. Box 181

Washington, DC 20044

About Sol Systems

Sol Systems is a solar finance firm and a leader in financial innovation in the renewable energy industry.  Since its inception in 2008, Sol Systems has partnered with 350 solar installers and developers to bring over 3,000 solar projects from conception to completion by offering innovative financing solutions for residential, commercial, and utility-scale projects.

Sol Systems’ financing programs catalyze investments for a broad set of solar projects by simplifying their origination, diligence, and financing processes.  Developers seeking financing for solar projects can access over $2.5 billion in capital through the Sol Systems investor network.

In addition to providing financing, Sol Systems also offers project due diligence, deal structuring, and asset management services – all designed to reduce overhead and transaction costs and quicken project development timelines.

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Sahiba Chopra

Sahiba Chopra