Mentorship program accelerates careers of young leaders in renewable energy; applications due October 16
OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of utility-scale clean energy projects across North America, is now accepting applications for its 2016 class of OneEnergy Scholars. In partnership with renowned nonprofit Net Impact, the OneEnergy Scholars program recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to building a cleaner energy future.
“The OneEnergy Scholars Program is a natural extension of our shared commitment with OneEnergy Renewables to help young people accelerate their impact through their careers.”
“This program propelled me into the solar industry,” said Rob Collier, Project Development Manager at OneEnergy Renewables. “With a background in clean energy policy, I had a great deal to learn about the nuts and bolts of solar project development. As a OneEnergy Scholar, I had the opportunity to start building the skillsets required to develop projects from inception to commercial operation.”
Through one-on-one mentorships, industry networking, and educational sessions with renewable energy experts, the OneEnergy Scholars program creates a platform for students to embark on successful careers.
“The OneEnergy Scholars program supports students who have both the ability to excel in the clean energy sector and the passion to make a difference,” said Bill Eddie, President of OneEnergy Renewables. “The Scholars program is a tremendous success story, and a rewarding opportunity to advance the careers of future industry leaders.”
Past OneEnergy Scholars are today employed at distinguished institutions including NRG Energy, Southern California Edison, Borrego Solar, SunEdison and more.
“Many Net Impact students are eager to contribute to the clean energy economy through their professional pursuits,” said Greg Francis, Director of Impact Programs for Net Impact. “The OneEnergy Scholars Program is a natural extension of our shared commitment with OneEnergy Renewables to help young people accelerate their impact through their careers.”
To learn more about the program, or to submit an application before the October 16 deadline, please visit: netimpact.org/programs/oneenergy-scholars-award.
Winners will be announced on October 21. The six women and men selected for the 2016 OneEnergy Scholars class will be honored during the 23rd annualNet Impact Conference, being held November 5-7 in Seattle.
About OneEnergy Renewables
OneEnergy Renewables develops utility-scale renewable energy projects across North America and is building a diverse, distributed solar project portfolio for commercial, institutional, government, and utility customers. OneEnergy delivers advanced energy procurement solutions and sophisticated clean energy market expertise to help its clients meet demanding financial and sustainability targets. Visit OneEnergyRenewables.com.
About Net Impact
Net Impact is a leading nonprofit that supports a new generation to work within and beyond business for a sustainable future. With more than 60,000 student and professional members and nearly 300 chapters worldwide, we make a net impact that transforms our lives, our organizations, and the world. Visit www.netimpact.org.