Why Work in Energy

For many, jobs in the energy industry become a career and profession of passion. The energy sector has careers that fulfill a variety of professional interests while providing a team atmosphere that becomes like family. Want to work outside with your hands in a skilled trade position – fixing, building, or repairing things? Check!  Are you drawn to the environment and opportunities to impact its future? Another check. What about finding solutions for things that don’t even exist yet, solving some of the industry’s most complex challenges? We certainly have you covered there! Technical positions? Business operations? Entrepreneurial challenges? An industry that supports diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environments? Check. Check. Check. Check. Oh, and did we mention, the industry pays well? Really well.

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Careers in Energy Week 2021

During Careers in Energy Week, Michigan’s energy companies and educators team up to create awareness for students and job-seekers around the rewarding careers in the energy sector.

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We appreciate all of the engagement and the opportunity to work with so many great businesses, educators, students, parents and partners.
More than 110,000 Michigan residents hold energy-related jobs today, and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity estimates energy jobs will grow by 2% betewen 2018 and 2028. The Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC) and our state’s energy companies are proud supporters of Careers in Energy Week.