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  • Energy Specialist


A career in the energy industry could mean working in manufacturing, service, sales or marketing. You might work with traditional resources like oil, coal or natural gas, or explore new energy sources, like solar and wind power.

W&J is strategically located in the energy-abundant Appalachian Basin, where the Marcellus Shale is being mined to provide natural gas to meet the nation’s energy needs. W&J is part of a coalition working with public and private partners to help this promising new industry thrive. As a result, there are many opportunities for local internships that will help you explore this growing industry. 

If you are interested in a career in the energy industry, you might consider taking some of the following courses:

BUS 100

Contemporary American Business

BUS 307


BUS 453

Global Supply Chain Management

CHM 101

Chemistry of the Environment

CHM 170

Organic Chemistry: Reactions and Synthesis

ESS 201

Physical Geology

ECN 320

Labor Economics

ECN 391

Environmental and Natural Resource Economies

EVS 350

Environmental Reclamation

POL 313

Environmental Policy

SOC 262

Environment and Society