Access Badger talent this fall through experiential learning

students and an adaptive rowing machine
Biomedical engineering undergraduates demonstrate their adaptive rowing machine, a project done in conjunction with Cottage Grove’s Johnson Health Tech. Photo: Tom Ziemer

Experiential learning at UW–Madison benefits students and businesses alike. From coursework to internships, these upcoming opportunities will allow you to leverage student and faculty expertise while helping develop the talent that is building the future of Wisconsin and the world.

Biomedical Engineering

Do you have an idea or need for a medical or biological innovation? UW–Madison Biomedical Engineering (BME) student teams are available to work on solving medical problems by designing solutions to meet your personal, medical practice, or research needs through our unique BME Design curriculum. Submit your project before August 15. Learn more and apply.

International Internships

UW International Internships via the Study Abroad Office connect students of all disciplines and fields with host organizations around the world. Intern Abroad staff can help you define the internship position and customize it to your needs. They also assist in managing the recruiting and placement process and help students get visas, credit, and funding. Learn more about partnering with the Study Abroad office to host interns internationally.

Mechanical Engineering

Partners in the Mechanical Engineering Senior Design program engage with a team of students as they work to solve a real-world design problem with faculty guidance. Small startups, large corporations, community members and organizations, and faculty researchers have all benefited from this program, which runs over the course of two semesters. Apply by August 15 for inclusion in the Fall 2023–Spring 2024 cohort; find out more.

SuccessWorks Job Shadow Program

The SuccessWorks Job Shadow Program provides a diverse population of students from UW–Madison with an opportunity to get direct experience with careers that interest them. This short-term Job Shadow Program is a great way to host fellow Badgers and familiarize them with your industry and workplace culture. Employer signups for the January 8 – 19, 2024 cohort will be available in late August 2023. Learn more about the program here, and please contact Janine Yeh-Doolin with any questions.

Wisconsin School of Business Master’s Consulting Practicum

Do you have a business question you wish you could spend more time on? Let students from the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) help. The WSB Master’s Consulting Practicum connects teams of students with organizations on a 12-week, live consulting-style project. Projects give students real-world experience while you get actionable results – 90% of teams earn the highest “definitely would recommend” rating! Most importantly, you play a critical role in students’ success. Applications for the 2023-24 academic year are now open. Contact Mary K. Malone or Natalie Norton at for more information.

Career Events

You can also access talented UW–Madison students and recent graduates at campus career fairs and other events. Check back often as the fall semester approaches.

Do you have other business needs that could benefit from experiential learning? Let us know.