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Student development

Our student development office helps you explore opportunities outside of the classroom to enhance your engineering education.

Our dedicated team supports engineering student organizations, facilitates undergraduate leadership programming, and helps plan international experiences.

Students sitting on dock at Memorial Union Terrace on sunny day
Students at two-day Fall Student Organization Fair

Student organizations

Student organizations are a great way for you to get involved and connect with other students, explore different majors and careers, serve others, develop your leadership skills, and to learn by doing.

Fingers of student in W shape with foreign city in the background

Study abroad

Studying abroad can play a significant role in enhancing your undergraduate education. An international experience help you develop confidence and cross-cultural skills for the job market, and gain flexibility, adaptability and problem-solving skills at the same time it fulfills your quest for adventure and learning.

Photo of students on UW-Madison team in the Base 11 Space Challenge

Student leadership program

Our undergraduate leadership program allows you to explore and develop your own personal leadership style and then apply that style to solving a real-world problem (or two).