Explore leadership opportunities

Rise up and stand out through leadership opportunities at the 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. 

Undergraduate Program Representatives

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Direct Admit Peer Mentor

Work side-by-side with an academic advisor to facilitate a course for newly admitted first-year business students. 

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Judicial Board

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.

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Tippie Senate

Tippie Senate is the voice of the undergraduate experience for business students. Help create the best possible student environment at Tippie while advising and making recommendations to the Undergraduate Program Office.

Tippie Student Ambassador

Student Ambassadors

As a Business Student Ambassador, you'll develop your skills in public speaking, event planning, and communication. Student Ambassadors guide building tours, host college functions, and assist in student recruitment activities. 

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Tippie Engagement Coordinators

Engagement Coordinators assist the Undergraduate Program Office in the coordination and advocacy of engagement and belonging opportunities.

Tippie Thrive board members

Tippie Thrive Advisory Board

Members of the board work to decrease stigma related to mental health by helping to provide strategies and programming to improve students' emotional and mental wellness.


Diversity & Global

Tippie Global Ambassadors

Global Ambassadors

Global Ambassadors lead Tippie's International Buddies program. Each ambassador oversees a small group of international and domestic students, creating opportunities for members to share aspects of their culture and build community through meals, activities, and other events.

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Black in Business

Be. Lead. Accomplish. Connect. 

Help expand the dialogue in the black  community around issues of higher education, business, and entrepreneurship.

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BizEdge Mentorship Program

A mentoring program designed to help undergraduate business students from underrepresented and first-generation communities support and empower each other. Be a BizEdge mentor and apply specialized training as a coach, mentor, and leader.

Gateway participants

Gateway Mentors

As a resident mentor, you'll be equal parts role model and mentor as you work with underrepresented and first-generation high school juniors who are considering pursuing a business degree.  

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Global Engagement Student Advisory Board

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

Tippie Buddies

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. 

Academic & Honors

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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. 

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Mentored Research

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

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Beta Gamma Sigma

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.

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Tippie Business Honor Society

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.

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Frank Business Communication Center

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

Case Competitions & Conferences

Past winners of the Eller Case Competition

Eller Collegiate Ethics

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.

Engineering and Commerce Case Competition

Engineering and Commerce Case Competition

A global initiative to encourage multidisciplinary dialogue and collaboration between engineering and business students.

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National Diversity Case Competition

A two-day event hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University that brings together top-level students from across the country.

National Women's Case Competition

National Women's Case Competion

A national 4-day competition to engage female-identifying business students from across the country to think critically to solve real-world industry challenges.

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Sustainability Case Competition

A challenge for teams of UI undergraduate students from all disciplines to solve real sustainability problems while developing leadership and decision-making skills.

Service Opportunities

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Hawkeye Service Breaks

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.

Student Organizations

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Industry & Major Specific

The primary mission of these organizations stems from an industry-specific area, and they are typically affiliated with an academic department and/or major within Tippie.

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Professional & Community Development

Explore professional leadership opportunities through business fraternities, identity-related groups, and service-based organizations.


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