Teachers and Guidance Counselors

Teachers and Guidance Counselors can have a major impact on a student's occupational choice. Careers in the energy industry are exciting and lucrative. Plus, with over 10,000 positions becoming available each year, there are plenty of opportunities available. After you've had a chance to explore the array of careers on the Get into Energy site, learn more about how you can help your students in this special Teachers/Guidance Counselors section.

Why the Energy Industry?

Of all of the career choices out there, why should students choose utility careers? Find out answers to your most frequently asked questions.


Is an energy career the right fit for a specific student? Find out more about the knowledge and skills required for top utility jobs, as well as the salaries for various positions.

Explore the Career Pathways Interactive Roadmaps for careers in the energy industry.

Training Programs:

Do you know a student who is interested in an energy career? Search the training database to find the programs closest to you.

Lesson Plans:

Discover new, exciting ways to address math and science standards with these fully prepared lesson plans.

The Harnessed Atom is a comprehensive middle school teacher's resource that provides students and teachers with an accurate, and unbiased learning guide about nuclear energy.  To learn more, please click here.


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