Inspiring Future Leaders through STEM Education

Learn about Californians for Energy Independence and the Careers in Energy program.

Californians for Energy Independence is partnering with educational institutions, community groups, professional organizations and local oil and gas producers on educational programs to encourage high school and college students to explore careers in the energy industry.

Students Participating:

  • Meet energy industry employees
  • Hear about different career paths
  • Tour facilities providing safe, affordable and reliable energy for California
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It was a great opportunity for the kids to put theory into practice… Thank you for putting so much effort into providing a great learning opportunity for students"

See how students learn about STEM through
the Careers in Energy program

What's Happening

3rd Annual Latina Conference – Careers in Energy Booth

Over 1,000 people attended and participated in the Mujeres Empowered for Success event which featured motivational speakers, entertainment, and a job resource fair. The 3rd Annual Latina Conference event focused on the empowerment and recognition of the strength, drive, and boundless potential of women. Careers in Energy and California Resources...

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Ventura County oil sector poised for growth in 2018 and beyond

Oil and gas production in Ventura County likely bottomed out in 2017 and will grow in 2018 and beyond, especially if the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear pact continues to drive oil prices higher. The oil and gas industry accounts for more...

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Careers in Energy Booth – Women’s Empowerment Summit

Californians for Energy Independence, the California Latino Leadership Institute, California Resources Corporation, Fresno City College and Fresno City Council President Esmeralda Soria participated in the Women’s Empowerment Summit and Council President Esmeralda Soria’s 4th Annual Women of the Year Awards Luncheon on March 17. Our “Careers in...

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Careers in Clean Tech, Sustainable Ventura County – Careers in Energy Booth Presentation

Californians for Energy Independence and local oil and gas employees from Aera Energy and California Resources Corporation participated in the Ventura County office of Education’s ‘Sustainable VC – Careers in Clean Tech’ event on March 14. More than 100 community college and high school students participated in the event...

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Women in Engineering Day – Career Presentation

Californians for Energy Independence supported the International Trade Education Programs’ (ITEP) Women in Engineering Day at Los Angeles Harbor College in Harbor City.  Dedicated to introducing young women to the unlimited career opportunities in the world of STEM education, the event featured panelists and booths from the oil and gas industry,...

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Program Enlightens Students on Energy Careers

Californians for Energy Independence, League of United Latin American Citizens District 17, El Concilio Family Services and Oxnard College have partnered on an educational program at the college to encourage high school and college students to explore jobs in the energy industry. The program, “Careers in Energy,” focuses on the...

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WHC Hosts Tech Expo

Coalinga’s first Tech Expo was held at West Hills College on Dec. 15 in the West Hills College gymnasium. The group 59 Days of Code was a sponsor of the event, along with Chevron and Californians for Energy Independence. This is part of the school’s commitment to promote careers and...

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Careers in Energy Booth – International Trade Education Program (ITEP) Your Future

A local energy employee from California Resources Corporation participated in the International Trade Education Programs “Careers Exploration Day” at CSU Dominguez Hills for more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District 10th and 11th grade students. Students that participated in the program visited CEI’s “Careers in Energy” exhibit booth...

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Careers in Energy Workshop – Los Angeles Urban League

Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) and the Los Angeles Urban League partnered on an educational workshop to encourage high school and college students to explore jobs in the energy industry. More than 80 students from local high schools participated in the program. Elected officials addressed the students at the...

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