“Eighteen Spokane area high school juniors and seniors are spending July discovering if a career in the energy field could be their pathway to a successful future. Through Avista’s inaugural Energy Pathways student career experience, the students are in classroom sessions with Avista experts from various technical and skilled trade fields, then the students are putting their learning into practice with hands-on activities including designing, planning and performing actual utility tasks.

“Part of the month long experience includes the students identifying positions of interest to them within Avista for job shadowing in the fields of alternative and emerging energy including wind, solar and battery technologies; energy efficiency and sustainability; engineering; and maintenance and operations of the energy system.”

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