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.
- Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclamation for 2020 CIE Week
- Career in Energy Week Full Schedule of Events
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.
- 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.
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:
- State of Michigan Coronavirus Information
- Small Business Paycheck Protection Program
- Michigan Department of Education Resources
- Career and Technical Education (CTE) Virtual Delivery Guidance to Support Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-35
- Critical Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
- Lear – Safe Work Playbook
- Michigan Chamber Coronavirus Toolkit
- Detroit Regional Chamber Resources
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
Upcoming MEWDC Events:
MEWDC Winter Meeting
- Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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!
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.
- Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclamation for 2019 CIE Week
- Careers in Energy Week News Release
- Careers in Energy Week Event Schedule
NEWS FOR CAREERS IN ENERGY WEEK 2019:
- Michigan Business Network – Lansing Board of Water and Light – Careers in Energy Week
- Careers in Energy Week Video – DTE Energy
- WILX -TV (Lansing) Lansing Board of Water and Light – Holt students explore careers
- DTE Celebrates Careers in Energy Week
- Lansing State Journal – Edythe Copeland: In-Demand Energy Industry
- Corp Magazine – Consortium hosts events for Careers in Energy Week
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
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