Internship May 22, 2023

Solar Education Internship

Organization: CleanCapital

Point of Contact at CleanCapital: Jen Bagby

Organization Address: 370 Lexington Ave #2100 New York, NY 10017

Who We Are

CleanCapital is an industry-leading clean energy investment platform. Since 2015, CleanCapital has worked to accelerate investment in distributed solar and storage assets to address the urgent threat of climate change. To date, CleanCapital has invested more than $950 million in projects and companies that align with its mission. In total, the company has successfully acquired projects totaling more than 370 MW spanning 26 states and U.S. territories. More information about CleanCapital can be found at 

Position Summary

This internship is an opportunity for individuals to gain real-world experience and training in the renewable energy/solar industry space. Interns will have the opportunity to work across departments to maximize their exposure to how our company works and what area of Clean Energy they may want to pursue. During the internship, the intern will have a CleanCapital Mentor who will be their main point of contact and project manager during their time with the company.


● Solar 101 class by SEIA (5 hour class)

● Access to CleanCapital internal training videos

● Resume review and job coaching


2-3 months

Learning Objectives

● Learn about the different verticals within CleanCapital through first-hand project experience

● Create connections with key leaders in the Clean Energy industry

● Learn about the Clean Energy industry

Education Requirements

Currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior in an undergraduate degree program, enrolled in a Master’s program, or a recent college graduate looking to work part-time in the field to gain valuable and applicable experience. This is a part-time internship, averaging 20 hours per week.

Location of Position

This position can be based remotely, however depending upon the individual’s experience and location we may require he/she be based in our New York City office.

What We Offer

● Opportunity to join a top-notch, collaborative team of professionals

● Fantastic team environment and collaborative culture

● Professional development opportunities to grow into an industry leader

● The rate for this internship is $20.00/hour

Our Commitment to Diversity

CleanCapital is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce reflective of the communities we work in while also valuing each persons’ unique perspective, skills, and experiences. We are also committed to ensuring that opportunities for historically under-represented populations

have the opportunity to join our team and grow their career. CleanCapital does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or nationality and is committed to promoting a more just and inclusive world through intentional recruitment and workforce development policies and actions.

Covid Vaccination Policy

At CleanCapital, we value and prioritize a safe work environment and require all employees who will be physically entering any CleanCapital office to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement. Employee’s will be expected to attend 2+ in person team meetings on an annual basis.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The physical demands of this job require an individual to be able to work at a computer for most of the day, be able to participate in conference calls and travel to team retreats on a time-to-time basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Conditions

If working remotely, your work environment is what you make of it, however CleanCapital encourages everyone to have a dedicated workspace that, for the most part, can be free of distractions. If working in one of our Corporate Offices, the work environment is usually quiet (normal city traffic noises are common), a blend of artificial and natural light, temperate and generally supports a collaborative work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

CleanCapital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

More Information

Communications, Finance, Marketing, Outreach, Policy, Project Management, Other

$20 - $20

0-2 years


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