Benefits of Membership

The Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was incorporated in March 2006. CEWD is a unique partnership between energy companies, their associations, contractors, and unions focusing on the need to build a skilled workforce pipeline that will meet future industry needs.

Membership in the Center gives your company access to:

  • Online toolkits: all-inclusive toolkits make it easy for your organization to implement programs such as a summer camp, career fair, and a Lego┬« League.
  • Marketing templates: customizable Career in Energy brochures, posters, and a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Free webinars: the Quick Solutions series highlights practical workforce development strategies.
  • Special member rate for our annual Summit: the annual gathering of energy companies and their community college and workforce investment board partners.
  • Regional Meetings: smaller forums where members can discuss ways to work together.
  • Competency Models: detailed knowledge and skill sets for the highest priority positions, including line installers, power and gas plant operators, technicians, and pipefitters.
  • Communities of Practice: online communities for those with common interests.
  • Ability to post locations of company facilities and link to your recruiting website on the public Get Into Energy site featuring the Google Job Locator.
  • Model Processes: step-by-step directions on how to recreate some of the industry's most successful models, such as line worker programs at local community colleges.
  • Best Practices: a database full of great ideas that have tested by companies like yours.
  • With numerous other resources and tools to assist your organization with forming partnerships and recruiting a talented workforce.

With CEWD's focal point of workforce issues, membership in the Center is your answer to today's and tomorrow's workforce challenges.

Click here to see if you are eligible for membership!