Diversity and Inclusion

                         You are welcome here!

                         That's the feeling we aspire to create for all of our employees  
                         and a feeling that we extend to those looking for a career with
                         DTE Energy too!  Because we know that our people - all from 
                         different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences - together  
                         contribute to our company's success.  And through that   
                         success, we're able to build stronger, more prosperous   

Diversity and Inclusion

You are welcome here!

That’s the feeling we aspire to create for all of our employees and a feeling that we extend to those looking for a career with DTE Energy too. Because we know that our people – all from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences – together contribute to our company’s success.  And through that success, we’re able to build stronger, more prosperous communities.    

Here’s what we’re most proud of:

  • Reaffirming DTE’s commitment to stand united in rejecting all forms of discrimination and violence in our workplace and in our communities
  • Our CEO Jerry Norcia joining a nationwide commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace by signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge
  • Creating our Inclusion Diversity Oversight Committee (iDOC) - a team of leaders dedicated to driving a more diverse and inclusive culture 
  • Championing nine active and engaged employee resource groups, which we call energy groups, that build a safe and welcoming environment and offer professional development, education, networking, mentoring and support
  • Creating an annual week-long campaign called Welcome Week, that engages leaders and employees across the company in conversations about inclusion
  • Actively recruiting employees representing all aspects of diversity - from gender and cultural to veteran and differently-abled
  • Contributing to youth employment programs in the community that support a strong and vibrant Detroit and Michigan. DTE provides 1,500 youth, mostly from underserved backgrounds, with employment opportunities across Michigan
  • Providing a second chance in life through training programs and hiring opportunities for returning citizens
  • A robust, award-winning Supplier Diversity Program that invested $600 million with certified minority and women suppliers in 2019 and focuses on outreach and mentoring
  • Thirty-three women in STEM related field at DTE have been nationally recognized by the Women of Color for ground-breaking achievements
  • Long standing partnerships with professional diversity organizations to recruit top minority and female talent 


Our work is being recognized:

  • Since 2016, DTE has been listed on Diversity Inc.’s top five utility companies for diversity
  • Recognized with the Gallup Exceptional Workplace award for the eighth year in a row
  • Named a Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly employer by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
  • Recognized by the Disability Equality Index as a 'Best Place To Work for Disability Inclusion' for the last three years 
  • Named a 2018 Leading Disability Employer from the National Organization on Disability for exhibiting exemplary employee practices for people with disabilities
  • Named one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest companies to work for 15 years.

To Our Veterans

You’ve served our country, worked to protect our freedom and have the skills, knowledge, and can-do attitude we value at DTE Energy. As a company also founded upon a principle of service, we proudly invite our veterans to explore a career in energy with us.  

We have well-paid positions in many fields and actively recruit veterans. Please consider applying for a position and bringing your talents/skills to DTE Energy for a promising career.

Energy Groups

Our company encourages all employees to share experiences, ideas and opinions openly. Our employee-led Energy Groups drive diversity and inclusion at the grassroots level through mentorship, professional development and volunteerism. Members of these groups increase cultural awareness, encourage understanding and inspire acceptance of our diverse employees and customers – all while helping our communities grow and prosper. 

Abilities in Motion (AIM)
AIM, along with its member allies, embrace people with disabilities and provide a supportive, accommodating, safe and welcoming work environment.

DTE Energy is committed to providing employees and guests with disabilities access and reasonable accommodation to our services, programs, activities and education.

Asian & Middle Eastern American (AMEA)
AMEA advocates the benefits of a diverse workforce and enhances a cultural understanding of Asian and Middle Eastern American employees. 

Family is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for individuals and their families throughout their life experience - whether caring for young children, teenagers, aging parents or spouses.

Power of Pride (POP)
POP, along with its member allies, encourage the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to perform at their highest potential, both personally and professionally, without fear. 

Respecting Ethnic and Cultural Heritage (REACH)
REACH Energy Group creates awareness of African-American employees through talent development, educational support, volunteerism and community outreach.

Somos DTE
Somos DTE encourages support of Hispanic businesses and communities by enhancing employees through group interactions, mentoring, career opportunities and marketing of individual talents.  

Surge - DTE's young professionals
Surge Energy Group offers formal and social opportunities to support the personal and professional growth of DTE's emerging talent and elevate their perspectives to influence the future of our company.  

Veterans Empowerment, Transition & Support (VETS) 
VETS, along with its member allies, serve as ambassadors in supporting, recruiting, retaining and mentoring employees who are military veterans. 

Women of DTE
Women of DTE helps female employees achieve their full potential, by creating a close-knit community promoting engagement, personal connections, growth and development. 

Find out more about DTE's energy Groups and see what DTE is doing to encourage awareness, understanding and acceptance on empowering michigan

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.