How can I break into the energy industry?
I have a BA in Economics and an MS in MIS. I would like to be an Analyst for an energy company like AEP. A friend of mine jsut got a job at AEP and he had only a BS in MIS with a pathetic GPA and had not connections. What can I do to increase my chances of getting picked up by an electric/oil/gas company? Will an MBA help? Can anyone name some other energy companies I can look at? I'm so depressed about life because I'm stuck in a dead end job. HELP :-(
- Beverly (Bea)Lv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
I am right there with you but I only have a BA economics/accounting. To your question, have you tried getting in with a staffing/consulting company whose clients include oil and gas companies? Seems like many IT people work for these outfits and once you get some industry experience you would have a much better chance.
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- Carl-N-Vicky SLv 41 decade ago
Keep digging, unfortunately when people get those jobs they don't give them up. You will just have to be "in the right place at the right time".