International Buddies at Tippie
Experience a new culture in your own college, while sharing your culture with someone new! International Buddies at Tippie pairs international and American business and pre-business undergraduate students for a semester-long partnership.
The program is fully booked for the Spring 2014 semester, but we will be running the program again in the Fall. If you are interested in being a buddy for the Fall 2014 semester, please complete the online application before August 15.
Features of the program include:
- Pairing based on your major, interests, and personality type
- Regular meetings (every other week preferred) with your buddy for meals, coffee, studying, movies, etc.
- A welcome lunch for all buddies at the beginning of the semester, and an international potluck meal for all buddies at the end of the semester
- A free buddy T-shirt
- Ongoing support and meeting ideas from the Undergraduate Program Office
Applicants must be current University of Iowa undergraduate students in good academic standing, either admitted to the Tippie College of Business or declared as pre-business majors.
Applications will be processed throughout the spring and summer, with a kick-off planned for late August. The deadline for applying is August 15.International Buddies at Tippie is organized by the Global Engagement Student Advisory Board. Contact Jennifer Blair with questions.