The energy industry is hiring and eager to employ veterans for challenging, rewarding careers that provide competitive compensation and excellent professional growth opportunities. There are several ways to explore what the industry has to offer.
First, attend, EnergyCareers 2020, a free, virtual career exploration and job fair event that will take place on October 21st. With education and networking sessions and exhibits and a career fair, there is no better venue for one-stop shopping about the industry and its career opportunities. Register now for this event to discover more than 100 energy career paths.
Second, hear what veterans working in the energy industry are saying about their new civilian careers and see why so many veterans find their second home in industry careers.
Connect with the Troops to Energy Jobs (TEJ) Initiative. This program, orchestrated by the Center for Energy Workforce Development, is designed to help veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserves, and transitioning service members make a successful transition to a rewarding career in the energy industry. The interactive Roadmap will guide you step-by-step in transferring your military training to a career in energy and the resources on our TroopstoEnergyJobs site will support you in your job search. For instance, the TEJ Virtual Career Coach can assist in developing your resume, practicing interviewing skills and getting your energy industry questions answered. Energy jobs are updated daily on the TEJ Posting Site.
The energy sector expects to fill 215,000 jobs in the next three years, from skilled trade positions to business management roles to customer facing positions. Like the military, the energy sector works in a team structure on mission-critical work to power and fuel America. The industry’s employment opportunities both change and charge lives.