Solar is a dynamic and fast-growing industry! The Solar Training Network team is excited to be hosting a free career fair and networking event at Solar Power Northeast to bring together New England solar employers and job seekers.
Solar companies, whether attending the conference or not, are invited to exhibit in the career fair! The event is open to the public and we invite all to attend and explore opportunities for bright and powerful solar careers!
When:The fair will take place from 9:30AM-12PM on Sunday, February 4.
Where:The Solar Career Fair will be held at 425 Summer Street: Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA
Cost:FREEfor all to attend
Directly following the career fair, we will be convening a stakeholder meeting to discuss industry concerns regarding solar workforce development. This event is also free to attend, and any solar employers are welcome to join us. Learn more here.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Job Seekers / Students
Participation in this career event is completely free and provides access to a dozen+ solar companies. This fair will allow you to network, info-interview, and connect with hiring managers and HR representatives from solar companies. Be sure to bring your resume and dress professionally, because many employers will be hiring!
We want you to start a meaningful career in the solar industry, so we pack these career fairs with the support and resources you need to succeed -your solar dream job is out there; well help you find it.
Participating in this career fair is completely free, and it will give you access to local job seekers and students looking to work in solar and related fields. Our job fairs bring out talented and passionate individuals who are eager to continue or start their career.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How many people should we send?
We recommend you send a hiring manager and/or HR representative who can answer questions about your open positions, potential future hiring, and the types of jobs you typically have available in general. Only one representative is necessary to successfully participate in this event. If you are actively hiring several positions, we recommend sending two for increased efficiency at your table (as you will likely have a line). Note: Limit one table per company.
What can I bring into the event?
Bring any relevant company marketing materials, HR hiring/recruiting info, company SWAG, and/or anything related. You are not required to bring any materials, though many of the other exhibiting companies will.
Will I have an assigned table?
No, tables will be first come, first served. We advise arriving around 8:45-9:00 to set-up for a 9:30 start.
What type of career event is this?
This career fair is intended to be a networking and career exploration event not necessarily a hiring event. You will not be required to hold interviews on the spot or even have open positions in order to attend. Our goal is to give job seekers exposure to your organizations and, hopefully, help you secure great, solar-interested candidates for your open positions now and in the future.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can direct questions to Megan Howes at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Job Seeker/Student FAQs
What should I bring?
We recommend you bring your resume and dress in professional attire. Pro tip:We also recommend you bring a list of questions to ask each company, this will help you compare notes on them afterward, across equal categories.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You are not required to as we will have your name on the attendee list. On-site registration is also allowed, so in the event of a system issue, you will absolutely still be admitted!
Are there any costs?
None! This event, is completely FREE!
How many companies are expected to attend?
We anticipate about 15 companies will be in attendance. You will receive an email with all of the companies that attended after the show for your networking purposes.
What other career resources do you offer?
The sponsor of this event, Solar Training Network is a program administered by The Solar Foundation. Its website (www.SolarTrainingUSA.org) is an online solar career networking platform designed specifically to help people find jobs in the solar industry! This program is also completely free, and it helps you find solar companies, and solar training opportunities to advance your career, all over the country. We HIGHLY recommend registering for free on SolarTrainingUSA.org and increasing your solar network.
Feb 04, 2018
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