Solar Intern. Frequently Asked Questions

The Summer Solar Summit is from May-Sept. What you can expect to see over the summer:

  • Full Scholarships
  • Company Housing
  • Custom Incentives
  • Team building exercises
  • Money management training
  • Financial adviser Brian Nelson Ford will present 8 pillars to financial
  • Company trip to Motivational speaker Tony Robbins
  • Earn a high income
  • Become a SolarHomePro learning A-Z about the solar industry
  • Solar Design training
  • Cad development
  • Installation process
  • Kitchen table sales
  • Employment offer letter for select participants
  • Become a state licensed solar consultant
  • USA Solar gives back charity events
  • Safety’s Important

USA Solar has an 100% success rate for consultants receiving scholarships after graduating the Solar Summit, scholarships in full! You are guaranteed a scholarship, the only thing you must do is stay for the entire program. We will not give up on any participant that is in attendance for the program, molding young Solar Entrepreneurs (Solar-Preneurs) is what we do best. Minimum Scholarship payout amount = $20,000

Graduation of class levels include plaques and tangible custom incentives such as hats, jackets, shirts, vacations, Tesla (3yr lease), shorts, shoes, etc… Daily goal incentives for other in house competitions will be available with physical activity and sales competitions.

USA Solar will provide housing for all Solar Interns in newly designed apartment buildings, middle to upper class communities around our target market. This Solar Summit is a lifetime memory of fun and experience.

USA Solar will host Team activities and competitive games such as Trampoline dodgeball, kickball, Running, etc… Physical activity is important to the Solar Summits daily routine, the health of our participants is a main priority for our leadership group.

Financial advisers will present financial success training to teach our Solar Interns the value of money and how to control their success in business. We show how to build and correct credit scores with having Brian Nelson Ford the author of “8 Pillars to Financial success” present his book and how to set our participants up with the correct financial structure.

TONY ROBBINS IS AN ENTREPRENEUR, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, PHILANTHROPIST, AND THE NATION’S #1 LIFE AND BUSINESS STRATEGIST. He is the author of six internationally bestselling books, including most recently New York Times #1 bestsellers UNSHAKEABLE: Your Financial Freedom Play book and MONEY: Master the Game. Robbins has empowered more than 50 million people from 100 countries through his audio, video and life training programs. He created the #1 personal and professional development program of all time, and more than 4 million people have attended his live seminars.

Your average Solar Intern leaves the summer making an average of $89,000, which most family’s make as a household yearly income. They generate large amounts of clientele from our marketing events, referrals in the solar industry are very common which helps tremendously. The competitive participants can make more when they attend the training and learn how to generate leads, complete account approval process.

USA Solar will teach the entire consultation process from sales to site surveys, learning digital CAD Development and permit filing. We get deep with our Solar Interns, teaching the design process and showing the installation steps and requirements.

USA Solar will host team marketing and direct sales events daily, we will show one of the most affective business practices with door to door sales trainings. Solar is a very easy sale making sense to customers financially, we offer a zero down solar program with a net to net savings on electricity cost within the first month of turning on the solar system. We teach our Solar Interns how to give professional presentations on what solar can offer to clients. If they sign up the Intern will receive high commission amounts, learning this ability will dramatically help with future business ventures.

USA Solar will invite Interns back for a full time employment opportunity, we can not offer this for every participant so we will select based off the effort the Solar Interns provides through the Solar Summer Summit. These opportunities can include many benefits depending on which sector of the company they end up working with.

The company will pay for every consultant to be licensed and approved by the state to offer the solar service. The requirements will be based of the Interns market for the summit, this is a good start to the industry learning and inquiring the correct paperwork.

USA Solar will invite Interns to huge charity events during the pre-season, we offer trips to developing country’s to provide solar energy for people that have no utility to provide electricity. We also do smaller events for local charities within the Interns designated market through the summer program.

We provide Fit-bits to all the Interns that join the summer program. The company will run huge competitions with the data retrieved by the fit-bit. A good example is how the fit-bit tracks how many steps you take per day, USA Solar will design team competitions with these numbers promoting hard work and exercise. In addition we will have a team to monitor the Geo location of all the Solar Interns during normal business hours to offer safety to this venture, holding students accountable for high success rates plus ensuring safety and peace of mind for family’s back home.

How to Apply?

Completing the Online application is the first step to becoming a USA Solar Intern. Once submitted, all applications will be assessed, and a group of USA Scholar Semifinalists will be selected. Semifinalists are asked to submit a current copy of their current high school GPA, and an recommendation. After the semifinalist information is submitted, all information is reviewed by an independent selection committee.

If you will be graduating from high school in the spring of 2018 and a senior in high school in the upcoming year, the application
period is Open.

Important dates:

September 15, 2017 — Application opens (
December 1, 2017 — Application deadline
January 1, 2018 — Semifinalists announced
February 15, 2018 — Semifinalist materials deadline
February 20, 2018 — USA Solar scholarships announced

The application will ask about the following:

  • The different responsibilities you have in addition to school at both work and home
  • You will be able to describe your life at home, tell us about your family, your greatest challenges and adversities, how you overcame them, and why you have the determination to succeed
  • Information about your classes, your college readiness program experience, and future plans for college
  • Information on your level of financial need
  • We don’t focus on just your grades/test scores but how you have prepared yourself for college
  • We don’t ask for a laundry list of activities and club involvement
  • We do ask for a drive to push yourself to earn a bachelor’s degree

After approval of the application a representative will reach out to the applicant.

Criteria for Application

To be eligible to apply for the USA Solar Intern scholarship, you must meet the below listed criteria:

  • Participating in a approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
    Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year
  • Earning a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
  • Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the Jan semester directly after your graduation from Summer Solar Summit
  • USA Scholars are students who demonstrate their desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals. Your application will be evaluated on your Individual determination to succeed
  • Future goals and plans to achieve them
  • Ability to communicate the hardships you have overcome or currently face
  • Self motivation in completing challenging coursework
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance