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Wind Energy Engineers

Tips for Entry

Get a part-time or summer job in a wind energy engineering firm. Search for jobs on companies' Web sites and on sites such as and, as well as through online employment Web sites.

Keep up with news and developments in the wind energy field by reading publications such as  Windpower Monthly ( Also, use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media to follow industry leaders and learn about job openings.

Join the American Wind Energy Association and other professional associations to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Conduct an informational interview with a wind energy engineer to learn about their educational and work background, what they like most and least about their work, and any advice they can share. Ask your school's career services office for help with setting up an interview.

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