During Careers in Energy Week, Michigan’s energy companies and educators team up to create awareness for students and jobseekers around the rewarding careers in the energy sector. See below or click here for a full schedule of events:

Click here to see the daily questions for the Trivia.

Tuesday, October 19 


MI Energy Career Exploration Fair

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The MI Energy Career Exploration Fair is a a virtual career exploration and resource fair where participants will learn about the breadth of industry employment, benefits of energy careers, and career pathways. The event will inform and expose high school students, educators, parents, and adult job seekers about energy careers and the multiple avenues and steps they can take to move into a career in energy.

Pre-registration is available and encouraged. Register here.

MI Energy Careers Job Fair 2021

4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The MI Energy Careers Job Fair is a chance to meet virtually with energy employers from around the state! If you are actively looking for a job or an internship, don’t forget to get your resumé into the hands of recruiters by uploading it when you register. Stroll the virtual booths and learn more about companies in your area and job openings that are available now or talk with representatives about their calendar for hiring.

Pre-registration is available and encouraged. Register here.

Wednesday, October 20

EnergyCareers 2021 – CEWD National Conference & Career Fair

11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

On a national level, EnergyCareers 2021 will kick off with a high-energy general session, with noted presenters, before attendees move to panel-hosted breakout sessions that will take a deeper dive into opportunities for minorities, women, veterans, career changers, and students. Sessions will be guided by industry leaders through varied virtual experiences, including a general session, breakout sessions, networking lounges, forums, and exhibits. Also offered will be a national job fair. Register here.

Thursday, October 21 

MI Energy Careers Education Pathways Panel Discussion

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

MI Energy Careers Educational Pathways Panel Discussion is a virtual panel discussion for parents, youth, and job seekers with educational partners on their academic programs that relate to energy careers.

Pre-registration is available and encouraged. Register here.

MI Energy Careers Contest 2021:

This is two opportunities for students to participate in a weeklong contest while also learning more about careers in energy.

Students will use the GooseChase app to complete various missions related to the energy industry.

Daily trivia questions will be posted to this site and students must collect all of their answers to submit for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, a drone with a camera and $250 for their attending school/organization.

For more info, click here.

Member Company Events:

Consumers Energy will be hosting a virtual Pathways to Careers at Consumers Energy event on Monday, October 18 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Register here.


DTE will be hosting a series of events including:

Information Session on Job Opportunities in Greater Michigan in Grand Rapids on Monday, October 18 at 6 p.m. and Friday, October 22 at 9 a.m. and in Muskegon on Wednesday, October 22 at 6 p.m.

Energy Careers in STEM and Skilled Trades on Monday, October 18 at 9 a.m.

Careers You Should Consider to Restore Power! on Monday, October 18 at 12 p.m.

Careers in Nuclear Energy on Friday, October 22 at 10 a.m.

Skilled Trades Careers within Electric Distribution and Gas Operations on Friday, October 22 at 1 p.m.

Click here to register for one or more of those events.