Bakersfield College

Energy and Ag Academy

About the Academy

Chevron and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are seeking eligible high school juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled at Bakersfield College, Taft College, CSU Bakersfield and Fresno State University who are interested in energy and agriculture careers. The five-session academy hosted at Bakersfield College, introduces students to local professionals, careers, and other features from these industries.

The academy includes speakers in the energy industries, financial scholarships, field trips to local energy and ag facilities, leadership opportunities, student ambassadors for Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, volunteer opportunities in the community and meeting with elected officials.

This academy is funded by the Kern Energy Festival, Chevron and CIPA. For more information, contact Yvonne Armendariz at yvonne.armendariz@bakersfieldcollege.edu or call (661) 395-4395.

Kern Community College District