Husky looks for graduates and tradespeople with an understanding of the industry. To help ensure qualified candidates, investments are made in science and technology programs at colleges and universities where there is a significant Company presence.
In funding scholarships and program development there is a focus on providing women and Aboriginal students with opportunities for careers in the energy sector. Husky also works with schools to introduce skilled trades and science and technology careers to youth.
Some of the initiatives recently supported include:
- Calgary Youth Science Fair, Calgary, Alberta - science and technology competition
- First Robotics, Calgary, Alberta - science and technology competition
- Job Safety Skills Society, Alberta and Saskatchewan - occupational and process safety
- Lakeland College, Lloydminster, Alberta - power engineering training
- MADD Canada - teaching materials
- Northern Lights School Division, northern Alberta - skilled trades programming
- Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - power engineering training
- Science Enhancement for Science Advancement, Lima, Ohio - high school science and math programming
Husky has created education and research opportunities, including:
- Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - subsea and harsh environment engineering research
- University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta - asphalt research, project management research
- University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba - biofuel research
- University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario - sedimentology and petroleum geology fellowships
Scholarships and Bursaries
Husky provides a number of scholarships and bursaries at colleges and universities in areas where it operates, which are managed by the individual academic institutions.