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“Green Energy” Technical Education in Texas

In Wind Energy on March 19, 2009 at 9:17 pm


“Green Energy” Technical Education in Texas is a PowerPoint presentation providing crucial information for educators and students to make them aware of the importance of sustainable and renewable energy and the professional career opportunities it offers. It contains overviews of the Texas Renewable Energy Education Consortium (TREEC), the Texas Wind Energy Institute (TWEI), and the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI). These groups offer courses that make students aware of opportunities to become involved in the renewable energy market, a field of study that technical colleges like Texas State Technical College (TSTC) are integrating into their curriculum.

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Katharine Robinson, Research Associate, EcoSearch

In Wind Energy on March 5, 2009 at 6:52 pm


MRINetwork is hired by businesses to find and recruit people who have the talent and skills that fit respective mid-level managerial or executive positions. Katharine Robinson, an employee of EcoSearch, a part of MRINetwork, uses the Internet “to hunt people down and find them incredible [green] job opportunities they might not otherwise know about.” This requires that Robinson be aware of how the Internet is functioning most effectively and how she can best use it to help EcoSearch serve their clients.

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