Become a Solar Decathlon Alumni Mentor!

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Solar Decathlon Village Insider
October 12, 2022


Become a Solar Decathlon Alumni Mentor!

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Industry professionals connect with Solar Decathlon students during Career Connections at the 2022 Competition Event.

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® is looking for program alumni to serve as mentors for current 2023 Design Challenge teams!

  • Give back to the next generation by sharing knowledge and expertise from your professional career and Solar Decathlon competition experience.
  • Mentors provide up to 15 hours of support throughout the Design Challenge competition.
    • All mentors must be Solar Decathlon alumni (Design Challenge, Build Challenge, or Race to Zero participants) and not participating on a current Solar Decathlon team.
    • Mentors will be invited to participate in the Solar Decathlon Competition Event activities in April 2023, including networking opportunities with other industry professionals.
    • Mentors will also be recognized on the Solar Decathlon website/social media channels and will receive a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Sign up to become a mentor by October 26, 2022! Explore the Mentor Program webpage for more details. Thank you for your help in building the next generation of Solar Decathletes!


“I had an amazing experience! As a recent Solar Decathlon competitor, it was really nice to stay connected to the competition and be able to share my experience and knowledge with the team… It enabled me to meet new people and learn from them as well!” – Solar Decathlon Mentor.

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