Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC)

Careers In Energy Week 2020 

October 19 – 23

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. Below is information on how to participate in Careers in Energy Week. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for updates.

Careers In Energy Week Contest:

Make sure to keep track of all of your responses for the contest and submit them after Friday’s question has been answered, submissions are due by Sunday, October 25 at 9:00 p.m. Enjoy a great week and thank you for your interest in “Careers In Energy.”


Friday – Question #5:

Visit one of the following career websites and find one that is interesting to you and read more about it.  List two things that you need to qualify for this position.

www.ConsumersEnergy.com/careers click on apply now

https://www.lbwl.com/careers click on view current openings

https://careers.dteenergy.com/ click on search jobs

Thursday – Question #4:

Several Michigan locations offer energy certificate and degree programs.  Visit the map at http://getintoenergy.com/googleapp/, type in Michigan in the address bar and hit search.  Scroll down and list two of the programs in Michigan that interest you and the name of the school or college that hosts the program.

Wednesday – Question #3:

Visit https://getintoenergy.com/getting-started/ and select an interactive roadmap you are interested in learning more about from the top right section.  Tell us the minimum and maximum salary you could earn for that career path.

Tuesday – Question #2:

Watch one of the following YouTube videos located at https://stem.getintoenergy.com/gie-videos/

List three careers you can pursue within the energy industry!

Monday – Question #1:

Go to https://getintoenergy.com/career-quiz/ scroll down and click on the “Take the Quiz” button.  Once you answer all of the questions and complete the quiz, tell us which career in energy you are most suited for, based on your personality and preferences, and if you would be interested in pursuing that career.

MEWDC Events:

  • Careers In Energy Week High School Activities
    • Tuesday, October 20 – MI Energy Careers 2020 is a virtual career exploration event for high school students and adult learners. To register to attend, click here.
  • Careers in Energy Week Job Seeker Activities
    • Thursday October 22 – Transition to a Career in Energy Virtual Panel Discussion. This panel will discuss resources and opportunities for exposure, training and apprenticeships throughout Michigan. Register here.
    • Friday, October 23 -Virtual Energy Job Fair is an opportunity to speak one-on-one with energy related employers from throughout the state of Michigan. Register here.

Partner Events:

More than 147,000 Michigan residents hold energy-related jobs today, and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity estimates energy jobs will grow by 8% through 2028. The Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC) and our state’s energy companies are proud supporters of Careers in Energy Week.

COVID-19 Resources for MEWDC Partners:

CEWD: While We Wait Video – Fueling Our Communities

Student Video: Energy Industry Fundamentals (EIF)

What is MEWDC?

MEWDC  is an industry-led partnership of more than 50 representatives of industry, workforce, education, and veterans. It was established in 2009 to address current and future workforce issues that are crucial to building and sustaining Michigan’s energy industry.

More about the MEWDC:

Like us on Facebook:  Energy Careers MI

Like us on Twitter: Energy Careers MI

Join us on LinkedIn: MEWDC

Join these organizations and become a MEWDC Member Today!

 Upcoming MEWDC Events:

MEWDC Winter Meeting

  • Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Location: TBD

For information regarding past MEWDC meetings, please visit our page: Past MEWDC Meetings – Resources and Information

Thank you to all who participated in Careers in Energy Week: Oct. 14-18, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Careers in Energy Week Online Trivia Contest winners! We had over 500 entries … a big thank you to everyone who participated! 

WINNERS of the 2019 Careers in Energy Week Trivia Contest

Over 110,000 people work in Michigan’s energy industry today. The Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC) and our state’s energy companies are proud supporters of Careers in Energy Week.



  • MEWDC Marketing Materials:

MEWDC Brochure –  Energy Career Pathways, Great Jobs in Energy   MEWDC Jobs in Energy flier   Talent Pipeline Management In Michigan (Video)

Other Resources:

Looking for an exciting career opportunity in Michigan’s energy industry? Find current Michigan Energy Jobs here from the Get Into Energy Database

MEWDC in the News:



Careers in Energy Week Media Coverage:

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