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. 

Students talk about student org Tippie Buddies during Tippie Fest

Student organizations

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. 

Student organizations

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. 

Centers & institutes

    Tippie RISE

    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. 

    Research

    Figure out the how calorie counts affect obesity or create a formula for movie profitability. With the help of your mentor, you can ask the big questions. 

    Internship

    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. 

    Study abroad

    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. 

    Experiential learning

    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.

    Pick an experience

    Two students dance at dance marathon

    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. 

    Student life at Iowa

    Alumni Story
    Helen Wagner

    Tippie fuels pride

    Helen Wagner (BBA15) knew she made the right college decision when she started leading prospective students on tours as a Business Student Ambassador.

    “I was so proud to share what my school had to offer and excited that someone else could feel that pride.”

    After struggling with deciding on the right school, she loved being able to give advice to people who were in her same shoes. 

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