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 Northwooods, 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.

Video: Get excited about a Career in Energy – Xcel Energy

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:

Wisconsin Careers in Energy Week Activities (October 16-20, 2017) – Careers in Energy Week 2017 (PowerPoint PDF)

  • October 6 – Pre-Kickoff: K12 Careers in Energy Day Pre-Kickoff – Alliant Energy, Madison, WI
    • Informational sessions and interactive workshops to promote careers in energy to high school youth in the Madison Metropolitan School District(October 6)
  • October 19 – Kickoff & Governor’s Proclamation – Moraine Park Technical College, Beaver Dam, WI
    • Formal presentation of Governor’s Proclamation of Careers in Energy Week in the state of WI.
  • October 19 – Electric Power Distribution Utility Preview Day – Moraine Park Technical College, Beaver Dam, WI
    • Current students and instructors working alongside prospect students to share knowledge and provide hands on experience.
  • October 10 – Electric Power Distribution Utility Preview Day – Northeast WI Technical College, Green Bay, WI
    • Current students and instructors working alongside prospect students to share knowledge and provide hands on experience.
  • October 17 & 24 – Program Open House & Tours – Chippewa Valley Technical College
    • Informational sessions on program offerings to help prospective students choose an educational path
  • October 17 – “Increasing Student Engagement and Literacy Skills through Energy” Workshop provided by the K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) – CESA 4, West Salem, WI
    • Professional development workshop for teachers with introductory activities on careers in energy. 

MMSD Future Quest:

  • Dec 6th 8:00am-3:30pm 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”

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Next meetings:

    • September 13, 2017 – bring samples of your promotional materials (brochures, etc.)
      MGE Fitchburg Training Facility, 2943 Marketplace Drive, Fitchburg WI

Media

Wisconsin-A Bright Future In Energy (.pdf)