Wisconsin Economics Young Alumni Council

If you are a recent graduate looking for a leadership opportunity that will allow you to make a difference and stay connected to the Econ Department, then read on for more info about WEYAC! The Wisconsin Economics Young Alumni Council (WEYAC) is a diverse group of young professionals who promote meaningful and impactful engagement with the Department of Economics. WEYAC provides an opportunity for recent grads to continue to engage with each other, the department and current students.

As a member of WEYAC, you will meet and stay connected with other amazing econ alumni across the country. WEYAC activities include networking events, bi-annual meetings (hosted in Madison in the fall and virtually in the spring), involvement in the annual “Day of the Badger” online campaign and connecting with current students through the economics student organizations.

Learn more about WEYAC and about member responsibilities by reading the WEYAC Charter here.

How to Apply

Fill out this google form! We are excited to hear from you and receive your application to this great organization. The application is open year-round with applicants being reviewed and invited for membership as space allows. If you have questions or would like to talk to someone about membership, please email us at economics@ls.wisc.edu

Membership in WEYAC will not be a large time commitment. An ideal candidate for membership is someone who cares about their connection to the Economics Department and can commit to WEYAC’s member expectations.