Careers in Energy Week: Oct. 14-18, 2019
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 using Careers in Energy Week as an opportunity to let students know the demand for their talent and skills will keep growing.
CAREERS IN ENERGY TRIVIA CONTEST:
We’re excited to offer an online trivia contest this year. Students will have a chance to win drones and cash for themselves and their schools.
TRIVIA CONTEST QUESTIONS
Question for Wednesday, October 16, 2019
In 2018, Michigan came out with a “Michigan’s Top 50 Hot Jobs” list.
You can review the list here: Michigan’s Top 50 Jobs List
Of those 50 jobs, how many can be employed within the energy industry?
A. Less than 10 B. 10-20
C. 20-30 D. 40 or more
Question for Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Watch the following You Tube video:
Name three careers you can pursue within the energy industry?
Question for Monday, October 14, 2019
Use the Michigan Public Service Commission website at www.michigan.gov/mpsc and locate the service area maps under the consumer information tab. Using the maps, answer these two questions:
- How many natural gas utility providers are there in Michigan?
- How many electric utility providers are there in Michigan?
You’ll also see details about the contest, activities and more on social media shared by participating utilities and other partners as well as the Careers in Energy Week handles on Facebook and Twitter.
- Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclamation for 2019 CIE Week
- Careers in Energy Week News Release
- Careers in Energy Week Event Schedule
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:
Upcoming MEWDC Events:
- MEWDC Tri-Annual Meeting
December 5, 2019 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
For information regarding past MEWDC meetings, please visit our page: Resources From Past MEWDC Meetings
MEWDC Marketing Materials:
- Workforce Development Agency, Energy Cluster http://www.michigan.gov/wda/0,5303,7-304-64363-299577–,00.html
- Michigan Energy Cluster Workforce Analysis: http://milmi.org/admin/uploadedPublications/1992_WDA_EnergyFINAL.pdf
- Line Technician Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zVg3w3YQb8g
- Michigan STEM Partnership: http://mistempartnership.com/
- Michigan Agency for Energy: http://michigan.gov/energy
- Center for Energy Workforce Development: http://www.cewd.org/
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 2018:
- 2018 Social Media Contest- Get into Energy Michigan!
- 2018 Tours and Social Media for Careers In Energy Week
- Careers in Energy Week- Consumers Energy (Video)
- Careers in Energy Week- DTE Energy (Video)
- Careers in Energy Week Puts the Focus on Attracting Talent to Job Opportunities in Michigan (Press Release-PRNewswire, October 11, 2018)
- Fox 2 News (October 15, 2018) Careers in Energy Tour in Westland, Michigan
- WXYZ News (October 15, 2018) Careers in Energy Tour in Westland, Michigan
- Daily Energy Insider- Story on Careers in Energy Week
- Michigan Business Network- Interview with Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works!
- Battle Creek Enquirer- Tour of Consumers Energy’s Marshall Training Center
- WILX-TV (Lansing)- Representative Walberg tour of Lansing Community College
- WLNS-TV (Lansing)- Representative Walberg tour of Lansing Community College
- WILS-AM (Lansing)- Interview with Michael Flowers from the Lansing Board of Water & Light
- JTV-TV (Jackson)- Interview with Roger Curtis from Consumers Energy
- Traverse City Record Eagle- Brief on Careers in Energy Week
- WFDF-AM (Detroit)- Live Interview
- WLNS-TV (Lansing)- Tour of Lansing Board of Water & Light facilities
- WHMI-FM (Livingston County) – Provided information on event at Hartland High School
- Radio host Michael Patrick Shiels – Interview with Diane Antishin from DTE Energy
- WOOD-TV (Grand Rapids) – Interview with officials from DTE Energy, Consumers Energy
- Ludington Daily News – Joined tour of Ludington Pumped Storage Facility
CAREERS IN ENERGY WEEK 2017:
Careers in Energy Week Media Coverage:
- WDET Radio Interview, DTE Energy
- WEYI TV, Consumers Energy
- WJRT TV, Consumers Energy
- WNME TV, Consumers Energy
- Energizing Michigan’s Job Market
- Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, State of Michigan adopt career pathway to ‘invisible’ energy sector jobs
- Careers in Energy Week October 12 – 18, 2015: • 2015 Careers in Energy Week Proclamation from Governor Snyder • Press Release: Michigan utilities, Gov. Snyder back Careers in Energy Week • Careers in Energy Week Calendar of Events • Press Release: Flint Journal, Students Get Close Look at Skilled Gas Service Jobs • Press Release: Lansing State Journal, Careers in Energy Week Shows Path to High Quality Jobs • Video Clip: Careers in Energy Week
- MEWDC Selected by USCCF to pilot Talent Pipeline Management Practices
- USCCF Announces the MEWDC as a grantee of their Talent Pipeline Management Initiative
- MEWDC’s co-chair Tracy DiSanto, DTE Energy recognized as Region 10 Champion at the Governor’s Economic and Education Summit
- Careers in Energy Week Proclamation from Governor Snyder
- DTE Energy/Consumers Energy Careers in Energy Week Press Release
- DTE Energy Career Information
- Consumers Energy Career Information
Questions about MEWDC? Submit your information on our CONTACT page