Prepare For a Career in Energy
- Get good grades
- Maintain a clean driving record
- Take courses related to your field of interest
- Take core courses in:
- Gain leadership experience
- Join student organizations related to your field of interest
- Become an intern or co-op student
- Think about what you like to do and see how your interests might fit into a skilled trade
- Research growing trades where you live or an area where you may be open to moving
- Consider your preferences. Do you prefer working outside or inside? Are you ok with heights, or nervous about tight spaces?
- Volunteer with an organization that will train you in skills related to your career goals.
- Learn soft skills (resume, interviewing, and working with a team) by getting a paid job in any field while still in high school. This will build confidence and your resume!
- Find an apprenticeship and get paid while you learn!
- Join a student network group in your field of interest
- Seek out a mentor already in your career of interest
- Work hard!
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