A technology revolution reshaping the energy sector through streamlined operations, increased production and improved distribution will create ample job opportunities for college graduates over the next decade, energy and labor experts say.
Public utilities and oil and gas companies were sometimes dismissed in the past by college grads as too lumbering and old-school. That view is rapidly changing as energy companies deploy technology-laden smart grids, establish high-tech mission control centers and embrace wireless sensors, predictive intelligence and other cutting-edge innovations.
While much of the energy sector's hiring over the next decade will involve skilled and unskilled labor to operate drill rigs and tractor trailers, college grads with technical and advanced degrees will be needed to fill lucrative positions as engineers, scientists and technicians. . .View Full Article