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IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academies

Externship Program

Since 2010, the next generation of America’s oil and natural gas leaders has taken their first eager steps toward securing successful careers within the energy industry. Each summer, junior level high school students in the five Petroleum Academies at Milby, Southwest, Westside, the Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy and the Energy Institute High School are eligible to participate in the IPAA/PESA Externship Program.

The IPAA/PESA Student Externship Program provides professional development and a job shadowing opportunity for future engineering and geosciences students at various Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth petroleum exploration, production and service company locations.

Eligibility requirements apply to students. Guidance and is provided to companies in creating and implementing a successful program.

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Castro
Senior Associate Director
IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center
scastro@ipaa.org