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Energy Transition
Career Path

Are you always on top of tech? We won’t steer you wrong. If you’re interested in the future, technology, alternative fuels and green energy, learn more about the energy transition path below.
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Why The Energy Transition Path?

This path is a perfect fit for those who love the environment, research, alternative energy or the future of their communities.

Our energy transition connections are committed to helping you gain experience and invested in your successful career growth.

Houston: The Energy 2.0 Capital of the World

18 fortune 500
energy corporate headquarters
4,600 energy companies
& 30+ wind related companies
energy workers in Houston region
100+ solar related companies
Houston’s solar market has doubled in size for two consecutive years
⅓ regional GDP
(gross domestic product) comes from the energy sector
80+ digital tech companies
in energy data analytics, remote sensing, cloud processing, AI (artificial intelligence) & ML (machine learning)

City of Houston Climate Action Plan


Convert non-emergency, light-duty municipal fleet to 100% EV (electric vehicles) by 2030; Reduce VMT (vehicle miles traveled) per capita 20% by 2050; Zero traffic-related fatalities by 2030; 500 miles of bike lanes by 2025.

Energy Transition

5 million MWh (megawatt hour) local solar per year by 2050; Attract/incubate 50 energy 2.0 companies by 2025; 4.6 million new native trees planted by 2030; 100% renewables for city facilities


Adopt 2021 ICC model building code by 2025; Double number of PACE (property assessed clean energy) projects by 2025; 70% of non-residential buildings operated by trained building operators by 2030

Materials Management

Reduce residential waste 50% by 2040; Convert municipal solid waste fleet to low-emission vehicles by 2030; Adopt long range solid waste plan in 2020

How We Can Help You Find Your New Career

With your commitment and our know-how, we can give you a clear path forward to a rewarding career and a bright future.

Part 1 Of Your Journey

Get started by filling out a simple form. Then you’ll take a skills assessment and meet with a career coach who will map your journey.

Part 2 Of Your Journey

Once you select a career path, we’ll connect you with educational partners and resources to develop necessary skills.

Part 3 Of Your Journey

You’ll use your new skills and our network of employer partners to apply for the jobs best suited to you.

Take a look at our infographic to get an in-depth look at your journey to a new career.

Take The First Step
Towards A New Career

Start down a new career path today by filling out the form below. We’ll guide you from there.

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