Smart Energy Internships turn into opportunities for lifelong careers
Less than three years out of high school, former intern Daquan Alford is a top-performing Utility Trainee for BGE with his eye on the future
From STEM Academy to Smart Energy Internship to scholarship winner
Nesochim Iheanyi-Igwe, 16, will attend Ohio State University on a full scholarship provided by Exelon to study chemical engineering this fall. She joins BGE as a Smart Energy Intern for the summer after participating in Exelon’s STEM Leadership Academy in 2020.
One year later, 41 previously under- and unemployed people earned solid utility jobs
Majority of job opportunities are with some of BGE’s major contractors and offer a pathway to a life-long career
Dre’s journey from highschool to a career | BGE’s Smart Energy Internship
Dre Mills is starting his career as a heavy truck mechanic after exposure to job possibilities through BGE’s Smart Energy Internship program
BGE Smart Energy Interns gain experience at home during pandemic
Nearly 50 interns from area high schools focused on the trades will experience BGE’s Smart Energy Internship from home this year, gaining skills and experience that will help them develop their career path
Rickey McCarter’s journey to clear the next hurdle
A training program in utility construction work gave him skills and support when he needed it most. Within eight months of finishing the program, his hard work and determination have him on track to be a foreman.
BGE profiles: Shameka Wilson, gas controller in Gas System Control
Meet the first woman in BGE history to serve as gas controller, the latest chapter of her career that has focused on country, customers, and community
BGE profiles: Kat Mckitish, senior engineer in Electric Distribution Engineering and Standards
To women considering non-traditional work at BGE, she says, “Don’t sell yourself short. You’re always stronger and more intelligent than you think you are.”
BGE profiles: Saché Martin, engineer and distribution systems operator
She heard the voice of her childhood mentor rising above the constant hum of warnings that “engineering is a man’s career.”
How BGE is using Virtual Reality to train employees.
As the nation’s first gas utility, we recently implemented another first for BGE — the use of an innovative, 3-D virtual reality (VR) platform to train employees.
First BGE Workforce Collaborative class graduates
Program successfully connects job seekers with major contractors to support increased pace of work on BGE’s electric and gas infrastructure
From a life uprooted, a burgeoning career
An internship through BGE’s workforce development program is the latest stop for Adriana Gonzalez, who moved to Baltimore from Puerto Rico with her family and started over—unexpectedly.
Nailed it! Girls grades 7-12 learn from BGE’s best women field workers
Yes, girls enjoy construction jobs, too!
Outward Bound Pushes 40+ BGE Highschool Interns to New Heights
BGE’s Smart Energy High School Interns had a fantastic day at Outward Bound pushing their personal boundaries, developing leadership skills and building relationships with their new colleagues.
How BGE is Driving Opportunity in Baltimore City
Ask yourself this question. How would you apply for a job with no access to transportation or the internet? BGE, the Enoch Pratt Free Library and Baltimore City came together to help solve that problem.