Adapting Futures

Use virtual reality technology to explore careers in Canada’s emerging energy sectors. Find your career match.

Prepare yourself for rewarding work in one of Canada’s emerging energy sectors

Canada’s energy industry is evolving with new ways of working. The energy workforce must be well informed about emerging requirements. Virtual reality tours immerse you in different work environments of emerging energy sectors—cleantech, digitization and automation in energy, industrial construction in energy, petrochemicals, and renewables. These virtual workplaces give inside perspectives on jobs, operations, technologies, equipment and processes in these sectors. The experiences include short games highlighting common skills to help users evaluate and compare their skill sets to find their fit in the energy industry.

Watch a preview of the Adapting Futures VR experience.

Explore your next career

It’s said to understand someone, you must walk a mile in their shoes. The same goes for a new type of work—truly understanding a job requires first-hand experience. Careers in Energy’s virtual reality experiences offer the next best thing to visiting jobsites and help you decide what career is a good fit for you based on your skill set and the work environment.

In-app experiences:


Discover how to be part of the cleantech workforce – learn about the variety of skills and knowledge required to discover, develop and use cleantech solutions.

Digitization and Automation in Energy

The energy industry is going digital – with the use of sensors, live data, networking, artificial intelligence, big data and automation – explore in demand skills for this digital shift.

Industrial Construction and Maintenance in Energy

Energy-related industrial construction projects are complex and require the skills and expertise of a wide variety of workers – from those with technical knowledge, to roles that support business functions, and trades people. Dig into the wide range of rewarding careers in industrial construction.

Petrochemicals and Refining

Petrochemical plants process oil and natural gas to create useful products ranging from fertilizers to fleece – learn more about the career options in this exciting sector.


All forms of energy are going to be required to power our future. Get a glimpse of three different types of renewable energy and find out if a role in renewables is in your future.


Emitting only water vapour when combusted, low-carbon hydrogen is a great fuel choice. Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used to store, move, and deliver energy produced from other sources.

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)

To export natural gas, it must be turned into a liquid state. This reduces its volume, making it practical to ship around the world. It is odourless, colourless, non-toxic and non-flammable, making it safe to store and easy to transport.

Real environments, real transformation stories

Further explore the work environments of different energy sectors and learn about real life transition stories.