Introducing Energy Careers

Choosing a career can be puzzling...but not if you know your choices.


Do adults you know ever ask you what kind of job you want to do when you’re older?

It’s OK if you don’t know—most kids don’t at your age—but it could be useful to start thinking about this. Although the future may seem far away, gathering information now is a good idea so that you can find out what kinds of jobs might interest you and the skills they require.

To get started, take a look at Which Career Is for You? and learn about the variety of energy jobs that might fit your interests. Follow up with our Career Quiz to get more insight on this topic.

Next, learn about some specific Career Choices in energy and natural gas, as well as jobs in the new and growing field of green energy. Get some Career Advice from a petroleum geologist and a utility network operations supervisor. And if you’d like to go further in your career explorations, check out our Helpful Links.

Also be sure to look into Santee Cooper's Power Associates Program. It’s a competitive scholarship program that prepares high school graduates for rewarding technical careers in the electric utility industry.

Which piece will complete your puzzle? Click to begin...