A skilled labor force is key to powering Utah's bright future
Utah Energy & Minerals Education Initiative
The Governor's Office of Energy Development’s education initiative encourages students to pursue STEM studies and careers through the support of STEM curriculum, higher education scholarships, programs, and events.
OED’s Energy & Minerals Education Initiative plays a key role in ensuring Utah reaches its full economic potential by providing a highly skilled labor force through its K-12 curriculum, scholarships and engagement with our world class research universities.
Access more than 36 state-standard energy and minerals lesson plans, including hands-on activities, videos, and vocabulary sheets.Learn More
Are you a high school senior interested in pursuing STEM education at a Utah institute of higher learning? Apply for Utah's Energy Workforce Scholarship today!Learn More
OED has benefited our students through technical work as a result of OED connections and through workshops and events sponsored and planned by OED.
Programs & Events
OED oversees, and partners on, a variety of events and programs dedicated to advancing STEM education among K-12 and university-level students.Learn More
Want to learn more? Check out the education initiatives and lesson plans from our partner agencies across the state.Learn More
Wondering what your options are beyond high school for high paying jobs? Utah's energy and minerals industries continue to boast some of the best jobs out there.Learn More