Investing in Our Workforce

We’re fostering the next generation of talent to provide critical resources and sustain our communities.

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Developing Our Talent for an Evolving Industry
We’re staying ahead by building the workforce of the future. We recruit diverse candidates and enable employee career paths that increase retention. Our professional training programs, industry engagements, educational partnerships, and scholarships help further our workforce development goals.
An OG&E team member receives process control system training.
Providing Energy Industry Leadership
As a member of the Oklahoma and Arkansas Energy Workforce Consortia, a group of energy organizations working to future-proof talent, we’re leading the charge to meet the talent needs of the energy industry. We also advise and serve on workforce development boards and educational industry advisory councils across our service area to help create, foster and accelerate careers in our sector.
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Supercharging STEM Education

We foster STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills for aspiring energy industry leaders through hands-on technical career partnerships. We partner with high schools, universities, career techs, community academic institutions and community-based organizations to create awareness of energy industry career paths, promote STEM education and build critical skills, and develop our talent pipeline.

To learn how you can become a partner, or request energy workforce development guest speakers or career pathway instruction support, contact us at workforcedevelopment@oge.com.

Positive Energy Scholarships

We work with universities to offer Positive Energy scholarships to attract, recruit, and retain a diverse workforce and continue to build a pipeline of future OG&E workers.

OGE Positive Energy Scholarship - Awards $15,000 per year (for up to 4 years) for high school seniors who commit to attending college in Oklahoma or Arkansas and is administered through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation..

OGE Energy Scholarship - Awards up to $5,000 for first-year college students studying Power Transmission and Distribution Technology or Electronics Engineering Technology and is administered through OG&E & Oklahoma State University.

Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Recruitment
We actively recruit our workforce from the communities we serve. We focus on inclusive recruitment and partner with organizations like Northwest Lineman College and Cherokee Nation to diversify our candidates and employees. Our Women in Science group works with female students to promote STEM education and enable careers in the energy sector.
Military Transition Program
We are proud to be a Troops to Energy Jobs Employer. This initiative helps military personnel successfully transition out of active duty by providing career coaches, developing roadmaps to transition military training to new energy jobs, and making connections with employers. Get an inside look about our partnership with Fort Sill.
Veterans Embrace Our Culture
A focus on shared values including integrity, teamwork and safety lets military members smoothly transition to life at our company.
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Training and Development Highlights
  • Eligible employees receive up to $5,250 per calendar year to advance their college education
  • Comprehensive leadership development programs 
  • Continuous education for all employees, including annual safety, anti-corruption and human rights training
  • A variety of paid internships and apprenticeships in key field operations jobs (including our Department of Labor-certified Line Maintenance apprentice program)