Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Bioenergy Career Map. Using BETO's Bioenergy Career Map, students and professionals alike can explore renewable energy jobs within the bioenergy industry through the Career Exploration Wheel and Career Grid, identify training and workshops, and discover learning tools from the Algae Technology Educational Consortium.

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To help grow the U.S. bioeconomy, BETO works with some of the brightest minds in industry, academia, and U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories.

BETO also creates opportunities for individuals with a wide range of skills and training while supporting the national strategy to develop diverse domestic energy resources. A knowledgeable, diverse, and well-trained workforce is essential for developing the domestic bioeconomy to meet future energy demands.

BETO's Bioenergy Career Map is intended to be an educational tool and does not endorse any particular career, university, or private business. This map is not a listing tool for job opportunities at the U.S. Department of Energy or any other federal government agency.

Explore all of the tools in BETO's Bioenergy Career Map below.

Bioenergy Career Exploration Wheel

The first step on your journey to finding a fulfilling bioenergy industry job is to start with the Bioenergy Career Exploration Wheel. This tool is made up of academic concentrations which are associated with a sub-sector of the bioenergy industry. Choose one that applies to you and you'll be taken to the Bioenergy Career Grid.

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Bioenergy Workforce Development Strategy

Learn about BETO's bioenergy workforce development strategy to help serve as a vehicle for U.S. job creation and economic opportunities from rural to urban communities.

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Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC)

ATEC develops educational programs to strengthen industry workforce capabilities by focusing on skills required to support research and development and commercialization of products made from renewable algae.

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Bioenergy Career Grid

Each academic concentration / subsector in the Bioenergy Career Exploration Wheel leads to the Bioenergy Career Grid which associates typical job titles with particular sub-sector and career level.

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Bioenergy Workforce Training Opportunities Map

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This interactive map highlights bioenergy location-based or online training program options across the United States.

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Bioenergy Jobs at BETO

A career at BETO promotes the development and scale up of sustainable bioenergy technologies capable of producing biofuels and bioproducts from domestic biomass and waste resources. Find out which BETO career opportunities are available to help shape the U.S. bioeconomy.

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