Georgia Power launches new careers website for students as part of Careers in Energy Week
Website offers details on jobs in energy, technical training, certification programs and aptitude assessments
ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining electrical utilities across the country to highlight Careers in Energy Week, October 19-23. As part of this year's efforts, the company is launching poweringcareers.com, a new career website where high school students, recent graduates and career influencers can explore energy careers.
Careers in Energy Week is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of energy careers and their importance to our communities, state and nation.
Visitors to the site can find details on careers in power generation, transmission and operations as well as technical training, certification programs and aptitude assessments to help them prepare for career success.
"At Georgia Power, we are committed to investing in programs and resources that help build a talent pipeline to support our state's growing economy," said Joseph Lillyblad, Georgia Power education and workforce development manager. "The energy industry and its skilled lineworkers, technicians, engineers and plant operators continue to be critically important to Georgia's growth. Careers in Energy Week provides us a platform to create more awareness and interest in these vital jobs."
As part of the weeklong focus, Georgia Power will also host a "Day in the Life" virtual journey of five careers in energy. The event will give attendees an opportunity to learn about various careers offered by Georgia Power. Those interested can follow along here on Tuesday, October 20, or on the company's Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power) this week.
Efforts in Workforce Development
For more on the company's economic development and workforce development efforts, visit www.selectgeorgia.com.
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