Hands-on experience

At McCombs School of Business, MBA students interested in clean energy sector supplement classroom learning with hands-on experience through mini-projects with companies, CleanTech Fellows program and working with cleantech startups under Texas Venture Labs and Austin Technology Incubator.

MBA+ Projects

Under the MBA+ leadership program, MBA students engage with companies on small consulting assignments, which provides a real-world platform to apply academic knowledge. MBA+ projects also provide an excellent opportunity for emerging renewable energy companies to evaluate potential MBA hires in a real-world environment.

Does your company need a few extra pair of hands for a discrete project? Please contact CleanTech Group Executive Team or Deidra Stephens, MBA+ Director at 512-232-3780 or deidra.stephens@mccombs.utexas.edu

For more information about MBA+ Leadership Program, visit MBA+ program page on the website of McCombs School of Business.

CleanTech Fellows

The CleanTech Fellowship is a selective leadership program that offers exceptional Texas MBA students the opportunity to deepen industry knowledge through hands on experiences in the clean tech world. Because each fellow sources his/her internship, the program can be tailored to anyone’s specific interests: energy, buildings, transportation, or agriculture. Once selected, each CleanTech fellow spends 10-15 hours per week working with a company of their choosing and periodically meeting with the other fellows to check in, attend speaker series, and discuss developments in the industry. Students earn credit for the part-time internship, which lasts for the second semester of the first year. The experience offers a great opportunity to build relationships with industry experts and growing companies. The CleanTech Fellows program is connected to the CleanTech Group.

Read more about CleanTech Fellows here.

Startup experience

Through Austin Technology Incubator and Texas Venture Labs, MBA students gain experience with CleanTech startups, advising and working with them on their critical issues.

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