your opportunity

Made in the USA

More domestic manufacturing means a stronger US economy and a safer America.


Higher Pay Potential

Jobs in these areas earn 2-3 times more than their private sector counterparts.

Job Opportunity

Demand is high.  Energy and manufacturing employ over 150,000 skilled workers in MS, and more are needed.

Opportunity Addition

Work Debt-Free

3/4 of the available jobs don’t require a college education, which means more money in your pocket.

Earn Time-and-a-Half

Almost all of employers surveyed said that overtime hours are available for those who want to significantly increase their paycheck.

Freedom To Go

Want to stay close to home? Employers in your area are hiring right now.

Want to travel? Good news! Your training is in demand across the nation.


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Dear Diary, Part II

October 29th, 2015 Dear Diary, During the week of October 12, I traveled to classrooms across the state to promote Careers In Energy week, a...

Get On The Grid project + Workforce Development in Mississippi


Get On The Grid is an initiative led by the Mississippi Energy Institute and made possible by numerous partners. Our purpose is to increase awareness of educational and occupational opportunities in energy and advanced manufacturing. Careers in these sectors are in high demand and pay above average, so motivated students and adults can prosper by gaining STEM knowledge and honing technical skills. Skilled jobs today are dynamic careers driven by the latest technology. Even greater, Mississippi’s future depends on having a world-class workforce ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities.