STEM Education

Californians for Energy Independence is a Proud Community Partner

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

Snapshot of Careers in Energy Programming in Communities Across California

(partial timeline, does not include 2016, 2017 or early 2018 events)

2018

APR

  • Careers in Energy Presentation to ACE Charter Schoo
  •  LULAC State Convention Careers in Energy Booth

MAY

  • The Original Cinco de Mayo Careers in Energy Partnership
  • 59 DaysOfCode “Build It” Huron Workshop – Careers in Energy Partnership
  • Viva Los Dodgers – Careers in Energy Booth

JUN

  • Westpark Community Day Careers in Energy Partnership
  • Viva Los Dodgers Careers in Energy Booth
  • Careers in Energy Booth at Curren Price’s Women’s Summit

JUL

  • Fresno EOC Street Saints 4-H Youth Leadership and Employment Development Program
  • Sponsorship for the California Mid-State Fair
  • Careers in Energy Booth at 23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival

SEPT

  • Careers in Energy Booth at Central Coast Labor Council’s Labor Day Picnic Connects Energy Industry with Union Partners
  • Careers in Energy and Ventura County Supervisor John Zaragoza Host School Supply Giveaway in Nyeland Acres
  • Careers in Energy Booth Celebrating Mexican Independence Day with Partners in Downtown Oxnard
  • Careers in Energy Presentation to Ojai’s Villanova Preparatory School
  • Viva Los Dodgers Careers in Energy Booth

OCT

  • Careers in Energy Sponsorship and Booth at the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools’ Annual Career Tech Expo
  • Careers in Energy Booth at Taste of Soul
  • Careers in Energy Booth and Sponsorship at the 2018 California STEAM Symposium

NOV

  • Careers in Energy Booth at Cal State University Channel Islands Science Carnival

DEC

  • Santa to the Sea Sponsorship and Booth
  • 2019

    JAN

    • Careers in Energy Booth at the Reedley High School Career Tech Expo
    • Careers in Energy and Channel Islands CIDream Mentor Program Partnership – Meet and Greet Kickoff

    MAR

    • Careers in Energy Presentation – Second Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit
    • Careers in Energy partnership with Councilmember Esmerelda Soria for student tour at Aera Oilfield in Coalinga

    APR

    • Cinco de Mayo Revealed Careers in Energy Partnership
    • Careers in Energy Booth at Huron’s Farmworker Appreciation Day

    MAY

    • Careers in Energy Booth at the Avenal Jobs Fair
    • Careers in Energy Booth at the Culver City Car Show
    • Careers in Energy Booth at the LULAC State Convention
    • Careers in Energy Booth at the Latino Business Expo
    • Careers in Energy Booth and Main Sponsor at the 2nd annual Cinco de Mayo Festival
    • Careers in Energy Booth and Sponsor at the Amgen Tour
    • JUNE

      • Careers in Energy Booth at the West Fresno Family Resource Center’s 2nd Annual Job Fair