Investing In Our Future

AEE is involved with assisting and developing the next generation of energy engineers, students and young professionals, that when working together, can drive change and make a difference in our future.

Student Chapters

As a student, you are able to join one of AEE’s many student chapters located on campuses worldwide. Students share information, experiences, and objectives alongside their peers, instructors, and professors.


Scholarships are available from the AEE Foundation to candidates obtaining their undergraduate or graduate degrees who are enrolled in an accredited college or university focusing on energy engineering, energy management, environmental engineering, and sustainability.


Many student members start the AEE certification process while they attend university. AEE certified members from all disciplines are sought after by leading technology companies for their application knowledge, attitude, and commitment.

Employement - Kickstart Your Career

Use your AEE status to get in front of a dedicated community. Many exhibitors and sponsors use AEE events to recruit young energy professionals. You can also access the career hub to build and post your resume or search for jobs specific to your skill set. Young Energy Membership and Student Membership provides access to the AEE Career hub for free.

Certified Energy Efficiency Practitioner

Obtaining an EEP certification demonstrates a comprehensive overview of practices for improving energy management and energy efficiency in buildings and across facilities. Many young energy professionals use this program to develop their background knowledge before embarking on a path to the Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®)