IS student during a summer internship in Vietnam through UI Athletics

IS student volunteers in Vietnam through UI Athletics

Volunteering strengthens students' learning opportunities by connecting the University's teaching, research and service mission to community needs and strengths.  Volunteering also allows students to explore their interests and develop their skill sets while giving back to their local and global communities.

Read more about "Ethical Interactions Abroad" on the UI Study Abroad website.

Internationally-focused Volunteer Opportunities in Iowa
International Organizations in Iowa
Students can explore individual websites for possible volunteer opportunities.

UI Alumni Association Student Volunteer Service Trips
Each summer, teams travel to Romania or Ecuador to improve the lives of disadvantaged children.  Some scholarships available. 

UI Center for Student Involvement & Leadership (CSIL) Service Website
Students can get involved in volunteering and service in a variety of ways.

UI International Programs Volunteer and Student Organization Opportunities
International Programs connects UI students to events, groups/organizations and other opportunities which can enrich your global perspective.

UI Pomerantz Career Center Volunteer and Service Learning Opportunities
The Pomerantz Career Center can help students connect to volunteer opportunities.


World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
Linking volunteers with organic farms and growers.

The International Studies Program is in no way responsible for, nor has control of, the content of any external websites nor do we endorse any commercial products, services or websites. You should always research any opportunity thoroughly.

An IS student helps build a house in Peru