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Santa Barbara County

Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) is proud to work with community organizations, educators, and local elected officials to help build better communities. Throughout the County, CEI is partnering with great organizations like the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Alan Hancock College and to promote the importance of STEM education through its Careers in Energy programming.


October 6

Careers in Energy Booth – Alan Hancock College Career Exploration Day

More than 2,000 local junior high, high school, college students attended Career Exploration Day at Allan Hancock College. Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) hosted a Careers in Energy booth, focusing on careers in the energy industry that can be achieved through many different education paths. Students were surprised to...

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September 7

Careers in Energy Booth – Santa Maria Expofest

Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) took part in the Santa Maria Expofest, the largest business expo on the Central Coast. High school and college students that attended the Expofest had the chance to speak with energy employees from the area about their careers and the steps they took to...

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