For UW–Madison Students

For Students The Wisconsin Energy Institute provides a number of academic opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students, including student competitions, research opportunities, student organizations, career resources, and degree programs in energy.


Scott Williams
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Research Opportunities
Undergraduate students at UW–Madison have a unique opportunity to work directly with faculty and staff who are on the cutting edge of clean energy research, and to learn by doing in laboratories all across campus.

Academic Programs
Students interested in energy studies at UW–Madison have a number of formal programs to choose from. Here is a list of energy-related certificates, degrees, distance degrees, and degree focus areas offered to both undergraduate and graduate students at UW–Madison.

UW–Madison students can also participate in a number of energy-related student competitions, including the Wisconsin Engineering for Sustainability Challenge (WESC), which WEI hosts annually.

Career Resources
This section contains a number of resources to help students find information about careers in energy, including career workshops, professional development seminars, jobs boards, and more.

Student Organizations
The primary energy-related student organization on campus is eHub, which meets regularly in the WEI building. Students looking for peers interested in energy may consider joining eHub or one of the other student organizations on campus.