Wisconsin Energy Workforce Consortium

Support the economic vitality of Wisconsin and enjoy a long and rewarding career in an ever-changing industry. From jobs working on the state’s poles, pipes and wires to growing our use of renewables or enabling more conservation, the energy industry has a job just for you. Whether you want to live and work in the Northwoods, Door County or one of our state’s great cities like Eau Claire, La Crosse, Green Bay, Milwaukee, or Madison – Wisconsin’s energy industry has hundreds of excellent careers waiting for you. About the Wisconsin Energy Workforce Consortium


Wisconsin Energy Careers

Qualified and skilled technicians and engineers are in high demand in all types of energy careers. Students who want to work in the energy industry will be well-served to focus on gaining core foundational skills that are transferable and applicable to a wide array of careers. Below are some examples of inspirational materials developed by employers to attract talent to the energy industry. Click the image below to start the animation:
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Video: Your journey starts here – WEC Energy Group (0:30, no audio)

Video: Get excited about a Career in Energy – Xcel Energy (1:06)

Find your Wisconsin energy career


Energy Education in Wisconsin

Find a Wisconsin school that can give you the skills, training and education you need to begin or continue your career in the energy industry.


Skill Explorer is a free online resource that helps job seekers, students and employers. Anyone can identify opportunities in careers they may not have considered but share common skills. Students can research occupations and learn about the training or education necessary to fill those jobs. Skill Explorer

Upcoming Events in Wisconsin

Join us at the following events: MMSD Future Quest:

  • Dec 6, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall Expose 7th and 8th grade students in Dane County schools to Careers in Energy

In the 2018 Queue:

  • WI Technology Education Association (WTEA) Annual Conference – Chula Vista, WI Dells (March 7-9, 2018)
    • Exposition booth display and WEWC hosted breakout workshop “Panel of Energy Professionals”

Media

Wisconsin-A Bright Future In Energy (.pdf) Careers in Energy Week 2017 (.pdf) Social media talking points