Always good to hear other people’s stories about green careers switches in the latest episode of People Powered:
Chicago-area native Conrad Flowers knew he wanted something more out of his career, something that would leave a lasting legacy. So he decided to move on — from his job as an engineer with a utility company to a new role with a solar company, where he now helps connect renewable energy projects to the electric grid.
He said the work is more meaningful to him, giving him the opportunity to make an impact on climate change and help train the next generation of engineers in the renewable field. Listen to the episode to hear how Conrad made the jump to a clean energy career, what an average day looks like on the job, and his advice for aspiring engineers. Listen on People Powered.