Illinois Energy Workforce Consortium

The Illinois Energy Workforce Consortium is a collaboration of industry employers, cooperatives, educators, and government from across the state who have partnered to develop a pipeline of qualified candidates for energy industry jobs in Illinois. The goal is to serve as a resource for educators and students, sharing information, data and real-world examples of the types of careers available in the energy industry in Illinois. The group meets to discuss workforce development efforts, outreach across the state, and progress of task forces.

The Vision:  The Illinois energy industry is staffed and has continuous access to a qualified and diverse workforce to provide safe and efficient energy.

The Mission:  To support a strong utility infrastructure in the state of Illinois, by building and sustaining a diverse pipeline of qualified candidates that addresses the current and future needs of the industry.

Task Forces:

  • Career Awareness
  • Education
  • Workforce Planning


Illinois Energy Career Resources:

Illinois Pathways: Energy
Illinois JobLink
Get Into Energy
Energy Learning Exchange Library