Go above and beyond your major
Get involved in activities across the college. Whether you join an institute or try out a student organization, you will gain hands-on experience, meet other Tippie students with similar interests, and learn real-world skills that can help you find your next internship or job.
Want to take a look into the fashion industry? Take a business trip to talk to industry leaders? Give back to your community? Join a student organization today to find out what you've been missing.
Centers & institutes
Focus your degree by joining a center or institute that fits your major. Centers and institutes at Tippie will give you the leg up in the classroom and beyond. Whether you need help finding an internship, starting a research project, or launching your own business, you will gain the skills you need to make yourself stand out above the rest.
Research the latest business trends. Intern over the summer at a Fortune 100. See the world while also learning global business practices when you study abroad. Explore your major with an experiential learning course. Pick one or all four, every experience will prepare you for the real business world.
Work at a Fortune 500 company, find your passion for retail, develop the skills you'll need after graduation, and show them off on your resume.
Need a change of pace? Travel to a different country, learn about the global business world, and become more culturally savvy in one fell swoop.
Take a class that puts you out there—consult a business, help out low-income families with their taxes, or create your own project. You'll get the hands-on experience you need while you learn in a Tippie classroom.
Go beyond Tippie
The University of Iowa has even more ways to get involved on campus and in your community. Every experience counts, from dancing for 24 hours straight in Dance Marathon to taking a leadership course. Find your niche.
Get involved, find your community
When Diana Hernandez first came to campus, she was overwhelmed with homesickness. She came from a small high school and was used to recognizing every face she saw.
“Student organizations helped me meet some of my best friends in college, making it easier to be away from home.”
Diana fought back against the isolation by diving headfirst into opportunities at Tippie.Read Story