Explore leadership opportunities

Stretch your wings and learn to soar with the leadership opportunities available at Tippie College of Business. From working as a learning coach to attending leadership conferences, there's an opportunity for you to go beyond the textbooks and develop critical leadership skills. 

Academic & High-Achieving

Michael Korobov

Be an academic leader by excelling in your classes and developing unique expertise in a subject area that interests you. Not only can you graduate with distinction, but your expertise will set you apart as you enter the job market or apply to graduate school. 

Professor and students at computer

Gain hands-on experience in business research, applying classroom knowledge to real-world research challenges explored by Tippie faculty or developed on your own.

Jillian Mansheim

Explore leadership opportunities in the premier international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools. Candidates are invited during Fall semesters and are second-semester sophomores and up in the top 10% of their class and have completed one full year of coursework as a Tippie student.

Students working together

Become a Tippie Learning Coach and provide academic support, tutelage, and mentorship for business and pre-business students pursuing their BBA degree.

Andrew Shao

The Tippie Business Honor Society promotes academic excellence, leadership, and outstanding achievement in business and the community. Membership is reserved for exceptional business students whose University of Iowa GPA is in the top 10% of students at Tippie.

Diversity & Global

Student studying abroad

Lead globally as a Global Programs Ambassador. You'll advise, coach, mentor, and lead students interested in participating in one of Tippie's global study experiences.

Students meeting at black in business event

Be. Lead. Accomplish. Connect. Know. 
Help expand the dialogue in the black  community around issues of higher education, business, and entrepreneurship.

BizEdge mentors

Be a BizEdge mentor and apply specialized training as a coach, mentor, and leader supporting other business students at Tippie.

Gateway mentors

As a resident mentor, you'll be equal parts role model and mentor as you work with high school students from underrepresented backgrounds who are considering pursuing a business degree. 

GESAB student

Be a member of the Global Engagement Student Advisory Board (GESAB) and advise the Undergraduate Program Office on the internationalization of the undergraduate experience.

Tippie buddies group photo

Experience a new culture at Tippie while sharing your own culture with someone new. Tippie Buddies pairs international and American students based on mutual interests for a semester-long partnership. 

UPO Representatives

Elizabeth Sturms

As a member of the Judicial Board you'll investigate appeals of academic misconduct and make recommendations to the Associate Dean based on your findings.

Students studying in the Frank Center

Be a communications tutor and help student clients identify, plan, and achieve goals related to their communication skills.  

Sukriti Nayar

Help create the best possible student environment at Tippie while advising and making recommendations to the Undergraduate Program Office. 

Student ambassador

Be a Business Student Ambassador and develop your skills in public speaking, event planning, and communication as you guide building visitors, host college functions, and assist in student recruitment activities. 

Case Competitions & Conferences

Eller Ethics competition winners

Establish yourself as a recognized leader in business ethics by competing against business colleges around the world in the Eller Collegiate Ethics Case Competition in Tucson, AZ.

Students in class

Participate in the Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC), a premier case competition offering $20,000 in cash prizes. 

Kandis Meinders

Attend the Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit (GLS) and join students from the top 5% of business schools from around the world to learn, develop skills, and network. This conference is open to Beta Gamma Sigma inductees.

Student in class

Explore real-word challenges and meet key business leaders in this weekend seminar for students attending Tippie College of Business, the College of Engineering, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Group of students at conference

Attend UBSLC, a student-run international conference held annually at the Goizueta Business School that draws leading business executives and over 60 top undergraduate business students from around the world.


Students serving the community

Engage in rich service learning experiences in social justice and community building during an alternative break that earns you college credits while developing leadership skills. 

Students working on project for Tippie day of service

Lead activities throughout this day of service with other students, faculty, and staff. 

Ally Disterhoft

Explore leadership opportunities in a student organization at the Tippie College of Business related to our various academic disciplines.

Eduardo Silva

Be a servant leader by participating in one of the many student service opportunities or service-oriented student organizations. 

Jisoo Lee

Explore professional leadership opportunities through business fraternities, cultural groups, and general business organizations on campus.

Want to learn more about Leadership Opportunities at Tippie?
Contact Tevin S. Robbins, Assistant Director, Student Leadership Development