Energy Career and
The energy industry employs more than 6.7 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow, while
job types are expected to expand in their diversity. Careers in the energy industry account for just under
10% of all the new jobs in the United States.
National Career Technical Education Foundation (NCTEF) and the National Association of State Directors
of Career and Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) has released a 17th career cluster for career
and technical education (CTE) classrooms. This 17th cluster is focused on
Energy. The addition of the Energy Career cluster provides students interested in energy,
renewable energy, and wind specifically a path to pursue an energy career while in high school.
has a long history of working with utilities and energy and education organizations and agencies to
provide energy curriculum materials (correlated to the state standards) that engage students in STEM and
energy and provide the foundations for students to consider a variety of energy career pathways.
can be your partner in creating and delivering STEM and workforce development and career readiness content
and training for students of all ages – from middle school to adults in need of a career