Collage of images depicting a variety of workers in the bioenergy industry: lab workers, equipment, etc.

To help grow the U.S. bioeconomy, the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) works with some of the brightest minds in industry, academia, and U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories. Learn about bioenergy jobs and explore careers in the bioenergy industry.

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 and well-trained workforce is essential for developing the domestic bioeconomy to meet future energy demands.

Bioenergy Jobs

A career at BETO promotes the development and scale up of sustainable bioenergy technologies capable of producing drop-in biofuels, biopower, and bioproducts from domestic biomass and waste. Find out which BETO career opportunities are available to help shape our nation's bioeconomy.

Bioenergy Career Map

This interactive tool explores the network of bioenergy occupations, illustrates potential career pathways, and identifies the education and training necessary for each career.

Workforce Development

Learn about training programs, professional development, and career building.

Workforce Training Opportunities Map

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

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 algal products.

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