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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.

If you are interested in being a buddy for the Fall 2014 semester, please complete the online application before September 8.

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 reception 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 summer, with a kick-off planned for early September. The deadline for applying is September 8.

International Buddies at Tippie is organized by the Global Engagement Student Advisory Board. Contact Jennifer Blair with questions.