There are many different opportunities and career paths in the fuel and petrochemical industries. Here are a few programs to help you get moving in the right direction.
Many careers in the fuel and petrochemical industries only require a high school diploma; however, a certificate, two-year, four-year or advanced degree can make you a more competitive candidate and is required for certain careers. Educational opportunities are available throughout the U.S. Also, if you are an educator or parent looking for a range of industry related tools to assist with lesson plans, classroom demonstrations and activities, a list of some helpful resources can be found below.
Programs for Veterans
Veterans are highly valued by the fuel and petrochemical industries. Many AFPM member companies partner with organizations that match military skills with civilian job qualifications and identify high-quality employees. To learn more about current openings, including veteran-specific hiring initiatives at member companies, click here.
Employers interested in hiring more veterans should access the free webinar, “How to Achieve Greater Success in Hiring Veterans, National Guard Members and Reservists," and the new “Best Practices Guides for Employers in Recruiting and Hiring National Guard Members, Veterans and Reservists."
Federal & State Workforce Initiatives
States and the federal government invest in workforce development programs to prepare citizens for the jobs of today and tomorrow. While each initiative is different, they typically seek to promote economic development, education and training by partnering with local businesses.
Click here for information for those looking for career resources, job postings and information about the energy industry.