Ventura County Star
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...Read More
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...Read More
Energy Producers Provide Summer Internships to Recent High School Graduates
Oil and gas producers are teaming up for the inaugural year of a program to provide graduating high school seniors exposure to the California oil and gas industry through a summer employment program. E&B Natural Resources, California Resources Corporation and LINN Energy are collaborating with California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA)...Read More
L.A. Watts Times
Californians for Energy Independence and the Los Angeles Urban League encourage high school students to pursue jobs in the energy industry
In their ongoing collaboration to promote STEM studies and encourage high school students to pursue careers in the energy industry, Californians for Energy Independence (CEI) and the Los Angeles Urban League partnered to sponsor a half-day tour and behind-the-scenes look at one of the leading companies providing affordable, safe...Read More
"This type of program [Careers in Energy] increased the likelihood of students going to college and excelling."
“Careers in Energy opened up a whole new world of opportunity to students by exposing them to women and Latino engineers who are making a difference in the oil and gas industry. Exposing young people to the possibility of careers in science, technology, engineering and math moves them one step closer to a secure future.”
"Careers in Energy is one of the best conferences I've taken students to. It provided them with a lot of important information about STEM and career opportunities."
It’s important to expose students to this amazing information. Often students don’t know about the career opportunities available to them. Careers in Energy is a great opportunity to connect students to resources and invaluable speakers.”
“It was a great opportunity for the kids to put theory into practice… Thank you putting so much effort into providing great learning opportunities for students.”
CEI, 59DaysOfCode and the Geekwise Academy are opening doors and improving the lives of rural students and families by providing the skills necessary to get paying jobs in engineering and technology."