Ecotech Institute To Host Career Fair April 5

Local campus to participate in national event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The first college focused entirely on renewable energy education, Ecotech Institute invites current and prospective students, as well as all interested community members, to attend a special career fair on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 P.M. MST. A not-to-be-missed opportunity for anyone who is interested in a career in energy, this free event will feature presentations by major industry employers, special prizes, complimentary food and refreshments. Also, event attendees 18 and older can enter to win prizes such as a Chromebook or one of four $25 gift cards. Members of the community planning to attend must register with the campus prior to the event by calling (720) 213.2601 ext. 4601.

The event is part of Ecotech Institute parent company Education Corporation of America's national Career Fair events being held at 69 other Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Golf Academy of America, and Virginia College locations throughout 19 states.

WHAT: A career fair event hosted by Ecotech Institute, where alumni, current, and prospective students will get an exclusive chance to explore employment opportunities at major energy companies including Lockheed Martin and NextEra Energy Resources. The event will feature breakout presentation sessions by the attending companies, special prizes and complimentary refreshments.

WHO: Ecotech Institute will be joined by representatives from major employers in the energy industry.

WHEN: Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 P.M. MST.

WHERE: Ecotech Institute, 1400 South Abilene Street, Aurora, Colo. 80012

RSVP: The event is free and open to the public. Register online or contact Laura Leitner at 720.213.2601 ext. 4601 and via email at

"Hosting a Career Fair at the Ecotech Institute campus presents a wonderful opportunity for our students, employers and community members," says Campus President Chris Gorrie. "In today's job market, networking is becoming increasingly valuable, and the staff at Ecotech Institute is eager to help facilitate these professional connections. We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in our community and in the clean energy job market through this event."

Community partners and clean energy employers including Lockheed Martin and NextEra Energy Resources will be present at the Career Fair.

The event will also allow attendees to explore programs offered through Ecotech Institute including: Electronics Technology (ET): ET Power Utilities Specialization, ET Solar Systems Specialization, Power Utility Technician, Solar Energy Technology, Wind Energy Technology (WET): WET Advanced Technician Specialization and WET Wind Farm Manager Specialization.

For more information about Ecotech Institute, visit or call (877) 326-5576.

About Ecotech Institute and Education Corporation of America

Entirely focused on training for careers in the energy industry, Ecotech Institute is in Aurora, Colorado. Ecotech Institute offers an array of practical diploma programs that prepare students for careers in renewable energy. Through flexible programs designed to meet diverse career goals, students get the hands-on training they need to be successful in these high-tech industries. Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a leader in the postsecondary career school market with 70 locations and a current enrollment of over 30,000 students. ECA holdings include Virginia College, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute, Brightwood Career Institute and Brightwood College. Holdings also include the fully online New England College of Business which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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