Ameren Bright Return Program

reacHIRE has partnered with Ameren to offer exciting Return-to-Work opportunities in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bright Return Program gives you the opportunity to work with some of the most accomplished professionals working to power the quality of life! The program starts this August and will run for six months. At the end of the program candidates may have the opportunity to explore further opportunities with Ameren.

If you are excited to return at a place where you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact in the energy industry and define your success, apply to the Ameren Bright Return Program today!

Please note Ameren will consider applicants who currently reside within the company’s Missouri service territory.

St. Louis, Missouri

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About the Program

Return-to-Work with Ameren

This is a six month, full-time, paid opportunity for individuals who have taken a voluntary career break of 1-2 years. During the program, you will be part of a community of fellow professionals also returning to work and participating in the program together.


What to expect

At the end of the program, you may be eligible for direct hire or extended contracting work at Ameren, but this is not guaranteed. Throughout the program, reacHIRE will provide 360-degree support with interview and resume prep, finding the right role, providing comprehensive training, and a dedicated Program Manager to help you every step of the way!

“Now that I’m back in Corporate America, my goal is to be well on my way, within five years, to having the validation and the recognition that comes with an amazing career. The long-term goal is to be in a role which has impact and drives change in innovation and sustainability while strongly focusing on the human component.”

Claudine Pascal, Career Engineer 

” I am developing a solid base of knowledge that I hope to build on. My goal is to continue learning and providing useful information for decision making. I am interested in learning more from people across the organization and utilizing that knowledge for the better and more comprehensive reporting. The sky is the limit!”

Lauri Lankford, Senior Business Performance Specialist 



About Ameren

Ameren Corporation is a Fortune 500 company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AEE. It is the parent company of Ameren Illinois, based in Collinsville, Ill., and Ameren Missouri in St. Louis. Ameren Transmission Company, also based in St. Louis, designs and builds regional transmission projects.

Ameren was created by the combination of three Illinois utilities (CIPSCO Incorporated, CILCO Inc. and Illinois Power Company) and Union Electric Company of St. Louis. The name comes from combining the words American and Energy.

Employing more than 9,000 personnel, Ameren powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers across a 64,000-square-mile area.

Ameren Culture

Ameren’s mission driven, values-based culture is foundational to how they work and make decisions. They focus on creating an environment and providing opportunities that enable their co-workers to Power the Quality of Life for their customers, communities and shareholders. Over the last year they have spent even more time ensuring co-worker safety, support and connectedness.

As a company, they have ambitious goals, and reaching these goals will take unprecedented innovation. Critical to their success is attracting a team that embraces the opportunity to solve for future challenges and is steadfast in its pursuit of continuous improvement. Their workforce strategy is designed with flexibility in mind to cultivate an engaged, diverse and innovative team of people who live their values, build their culture and deliver on this mission.

Social Impact

Ameren expects all co-workers to champion their value of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, building an environment where everyone can thrive both inside and outside of the company. The intent is to be part of the wider movement to build a more inclusive region where everyone can benefit from Ameren’s transformation to a stronger, smarter, cleaner and more resilient energy future. In that spirit, Ameren has taken actions that are both socially responsible and economically impactful, devoting time and resources to building up the talent they already have and removing barriers to access those resources, not only for the continued success of Ameren but the entire region. 

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

As an essential service provider, leading employer and contributor to the economic growth, Ameren recognizes that their words and actions have profound impacts on the communities they serve. They continue to demonstrate and affirm commitment to the core value of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by equipping customers, communities and co-workers with the resources and tools needed to Be Courageous. 

Click Here to learn more about Ameren’s DE&I efforts.


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