Education


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August 19, 2015

PG&E Named Company of the Year by Cal Poly’s Hispanic Engineers

For the second year in a row, PG&E was recognized by the Cal Poly Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for its support of the local chapter.

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August 18, 2015

PG&E Partnership Improves School Lighting and Provides Job Training

Students returning to North Valley schools are coming back to classrooms with better lighting and improved learning environments. It’s all part of a collaboration that is providing on-the-job training to young adults and making schools more energy efficient.

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August 12, 2015

VIDEO: Three Reasons Why a PG&E Summer Internship Is #Cool

PG&E’s goal is to bring as many qualified students to the utility, train them and convert them to full-time employees. This year, the company expanded its summer internship program to 280 interns, its largest class ever. In this video, we ask some of them why their summer job was so valuable.

August 10, 2015

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Area Teens Following Summer Jobs Program

Just as the new school year is about to begin, 55 Sacramento-area students were honored at a special graduation.

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August 7, 2015

PG&E Employees Stuff School Backpacks for Homeless Children

More than 400 school children will receive backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to PG&E employees taking part in United Way’s Stuff the Bus effort.

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August 6, 2015

Graduation Day for Program that Helps Prepare Youngsters for Their First Jobs

Today (Aug. 6) was a big day for 100 Fresno youngsters. They graduated from the PG&E Summer Jobs Program, now in its fourth year, which provides training to prepare local youth for the workforce.

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August 3, 2015

PG&E Grows Solar and Promotes STEM with Solar Suitcase Program

PG&E has selected 19 Northern and Central California schools to participate in the inaugural year of the Solar Suitcase Program. Under the program, students will build portable solar units, share their commitment to sustainability by participating in local projects and have an opportunity to share the solar suitcases with students in Kenya.

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July 31, 2015

PG&E Energy Academy Summer Interns Learn Job Skills

High school students at a PG&E Energy Academy program in Bakersfield — as well as Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento — are wrapping summer internships. The teens have gained real-word jobs skills working closely with PG&E employees over the past four weeks.

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July 30, 2015

Oakland A’s, PG&E Partner to Take Youths from Underserved Communities Out to the Ballgame

When you’re special guests at an Oakland A’s game, good things happen. Thanks to PG&E’s “A It Forward” program with the Oakland A’s, some youngsters got to tour the press box while others sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during a recent game.

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July 9, 2015

PG&E Hosts Event in San Ramon to Focus Teen Girls on STEM Careers

PG&E and nonprofit Girls Inc. hosted an event to encourage young girls to pursue careers related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an effort to boost the number of women working in these fields.

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July 6, 2015

PG&E Leader Provides At-Risk Youth Three Steps to Achieving Their Dreams

Dream big. Build your brand. Never quit. That’s the advice PG&E’s Vincent Davis recently gave to a group of Oakland students who recently visited the utility’s Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco.

PG&E's Helen Burt, left, awards a Bright Minds scholarship to James Alexander as Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf looks on. (Photos by Auintard Henderson.)
July 1, 2015

PG&E Awards Bright Minds Scholarship to Oakland Student

Called a shining example of Oakland’s best and brightest students, James Alexander has won a PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship worth up to $100,000. The budding biology student will attend the University of California, Irvine, this fall.

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June 24, 2015

PG&E’s Largest Intern Class Kicks Off Summer with Team-Building in Golden Gate Park

Each year, PG&E’s intern program grows. And this year is the company’s largest class ever with 280 college students representing 101 universities.

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June 11, 2015

Her Education Will Benefit an Entire Village, Says PG&E Scholarship Winner

It was an extraordinary moment for Nancy Afandi this week. The 27-year-old Diablo Valley College student was surprised with a $20,000-a-year Bright Minds Scholarship from PG&E. The young woman came to the United States from Kenya five years ago and has big dreams for herself and the village she left behind.

June 5, 2015

Elementary School Tours Diablo Canyon, and Learns About Ocean Animals

More than 100 students and teachers from Dana Elementary School in Nipomo got a chance to do two neat things in one day: They toured Diablo Canyon Power Plant and got to touch sea stars and rock crabs.

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