Colorado’s energy economy is growing and laboratories, universities and private companies are actively hiring. According to the most recently available Metro Denver EDC Energy Industry Cluster Study, Colorado ranked fourth nationally in cleantech employment concentration. This includes 26,440 direct cleantech workers with a five-year direct employment rate increase of 21.7% (2012-2017), with an economic impact of $4.6 billion annually.

Cleantech Workforce Resources

CCIA partners with to feature energy jobs across the state and around the Rocky Mountain Region.

This nuts-and-bolts guide documents our state’s uncommon success (what we’ve done together). It also gives you detailed, concrete guidance about leading at a collective table and opening doors (how we can work together).

The TalentFOUND gateway connects individuals and businesses with the most relevant tools and resources of the Colorado talent development network, helping students, job seekers, workers, and employers create their own unique paths to career and business success.

Looking to tap into Colorado’s workforce?

We can help connect you with the right candidates for your open positions!

Innovative Industries Internship Program

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If you are an employer in an innovative industry, Colorado will help with your internship costs, up to $5,000 per intern for an intern with a minimum of 130 on-the-job training hours completed in 6 months. As an industry intermediary, CCIA can help your company through the process. To learn more about the application process before you apply, watch a short webinar.

Energy Fellows Institute

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Developed by CCIA, the Energy Fellows Institute (EFI) is the nation’s first program to educate experienced entrepreneurs and executives in industry sectors of the advanced energy and cleantech ecosystems. The program provides the opportunity for executives and entrepreneurs to be introduced to new ventures and technologies that ultimately create jobs and grow the energy sector.

Other Career Resources