PRIMRE/STEM/Network and Career Building/Professional Network Development

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Professional Network Development

The following websites provide links to marine energy industry professional groups and associations:

  • American Association of Blacks in Energy : Serves as a resource for policy discussion of the economic, social, and political impact of environmental and energy policies on African Americans and other minorities
  • American Public Power Association : Serves as a service organization for the nation's more than 2,000 community-owned, locally controlled, not-for-profit electric utilities
  • American Society of Civil Engineers : Assists members with building technical skills and professional knowledge while supporting the environment, sustainability, and infrastructure
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management information for students and recent graduates : Information on paid internships for students and careers for recent graduates to provide training and career development for individuals starting their federal careers. There are three programs: Internship Program, Recent Graduates Program, and the Presidential Management Fellows Program.
  • Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) : Works to improve climate and energy literacy locally, regionally, nationally, and globally to enable responsible decisions and actions
  • Edison Electric Institute : Advocates public policy, expands market opportunities, and provides strategic business information
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute : Works to accelerate the transition to a new, low-emissions economy based on energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers : Serves as the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity
  • National Hydropower Association : Offers industry information, Congressional updates, access to leaders and colleagues within the industry, and unique networking for professionals in hydropower and marine energy
  • Ocean Energy Europe : Represents the interests of Europe’s ocean energy sector; the largest network of ocean energy professionals in the world with more than 120 organizations
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers : Serves as an internationally recognized, nonprofit, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers