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Discover
Your Future

YOU ARE IN DEMAND

Get on the Grid is a proud partner of Mississippi Works.
Mississippi needs people like you who are driven to make the future their own.

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PLUGGING IN
PAYS OFF

JOBS IN ENERGY AND MANUFACTURING CAN
PAY TWICE AS MUCH AS OTHER JOBS.

The Grid is the new face of energy and advanced manufacturing careers.
These days, a high school diploma could mean big money and
a dynamic career path. Don't get stuck in an office--Get On The Grid.

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Why Get On The Grid?

In Mississippi, careers in energy and advanced manufacturing are in high demand and pay above average — with or without a four-year degree. So how do you get one? Get On The Grid will get you plugged in. From here, you can choose your career, compare salary ranges, find training programs and search job opportunities in dynamic fields driven by the latest technology.

Get On The Grid is an initiative led by the Mississippi Energy Institute. It’s made possible by numerous partners who understand that Mississippi’s future depends on a world-class workforce ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Don’t get left behind. Get On The Grid.

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.

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

Most employers say 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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