Careers in Energy Programs Promotes STEM Education In Diverse Communities Across California
Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) does more than work to protect local energy production and the jobs and revenues it supports. Across California, CEI, along with local oil and gas producers, is working with great organizations like the Los Angeles Urban League, LULAC California and the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools to promote the importance of STEM education through its Careers in Energy program.
ABOUT CAREERS IN ENERGY
The program, Careers in Energy, encourages students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field careers, specifically those in the energy industry. Students interact with local energy employees of similar backgrounds to learn how excelling in STEM studies can lead to high paying and fulfilling careers.
Since its inception in 2016, the Careers in Energy program has interacted with more than 23,000 students from communities across California
CAREERS IN ENERGY MATERIALS
In addition to great programming, Careers in Energy provides students with actionable information through its Careers in Energy materials: Career Pathways, Tips on Applying for a Job, and Diversity in the Workforce, to name a few. Total educational materials available to students in Spanish and English: 21.
WHO WE ARE
Californians for Energy Independence is a diverse coalition of community, labor, business, and education groups that support continued domestic energy production and the jobs and vital tax revenues it provides to California’s businesses, families and communities.
ENERGY EDUCATION PROGRAMMING BY THE NUMBERS
- 63 Careers in Energy Events
- 35 Educational Partners
- 4 Types of Careers in Energy Events
- 23,000+ Students & Families Participating
- 10 Community Partners
- 80+ Volunteer Oil and Gas Employees