Career Resources

Career Services and Alumni Connections

The Career Services at UW-Madison website is a great way to begin exploring your career options.

Building a professional network is also critical to career success. Badger Bridge is the Wisconsin Alumni Association's portal for connecting students and alumni. Learn more about Badger Bridge here.

The following resources are also useful for those interested in a career in clean energy.

Career Workshops

The Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) has collaborated with campus partners such as the Career Exploration Center and College of Engineering Advising to host workshops for students exploring career options in energy. Below are links to presentation slides and videos from recent workshops:

External Career Resources

Job Listings

  • Handshake is UW-Madison’s primary recruitment and career event management tool. Login with your NetID, and you can search job postings by keyword (e.g. "energy") or filter by employer type (e.g. "Utilities and Renewable Energy," "Oil and Gas," "Research," etc.)
  • Energy Jobs is an email-only jobs listing service sponsored by the UW-Madison Energy Analysis and Policy program.
  • Nelson Institute Environmental Jobs Board: Listings for environmental jobs (targeting students and alumni from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies)
  • Dayaway Careers: Helping exceptional university students prepare for and find clean energy jobs.
  • Energy Central Jobs: Search for jobs in the electric power industry.
  • Clean Energy Jobs: Federal government jobs in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Association of Energy Services Professionals Career Center: Jobs in the energy services industry.
  • WRISE Career Center: Job site from Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy
  • ACEEE Jobs & Internships: Free listing of jobs and internships in energy efficiency.
  • Energyfolks: Job board from a not-for-profit network of networks dedicated to connecting energy students and professionals in their neighborhood and around the globe.
  • Association of Energy Engineers Career Hub: Job listings in energy management and energy engineering (membership may be required).