Ann Hartley
University Career Center

Solar energy company seeks job applicants

Fri, 11/14/2014

LAWRENCE — Oakland-based Sungevity Inc. is coming to Kansas City and is looking for qualified candidates interested in green careers to fill positions at the company’s new sales and service center, slated to open January 2015. Sungevity has partnered with The University of Kansas (KU) Career Services Alliance and selected Kansas City as its location partially based on the strong local candidate pool.

Sungevity is actively recruiting KU students and alumni to fill these positions. On-campus interviews will take place at the University Career Center from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3. Alumni who would like to interview should call 785-864-7672. Current students can view job postings and sign up for interviews in KU Career Connections. Site registration is required.

Current students graduating in December and alumni possessing four-year degrees who are interested in learning more about employment opportunities with Sungevity in Kansas City can find more information about positions and the company online.

“We are excited to welcome Sungevity to the KC metro. The career opportunities offered by Sungevity in the field of renewable energies is a perfect fit for our graduates,” said David Gaston, executive director of the University Career Center. “We look forward to seeing the contributions our graduates make to Sungevity and our region.”

Sungevity is a global solar energy provider focused on making it easy and affordable for homeowners to benefit from solar power. The company continues to grow its global customer base and now services 11 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, The Netherlands and a joint venture in Australia. Sungevity also is an exclusive residential solar partner with Lowe's in the U.S. and was recently recognized by B Corp as one of the "Best for the World" companies for using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Questions may be directed to Ann Hartley,, 785-864-4517.

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