Adjusting to a new cultural environment can be exciting and challenging. New international students at the University of Minnesota often have a lot of questions and concerns during their first weeks on campus. The International Buddy Program (IBP) eases the transition, with current undergraduate students helping new international undergraduate students.
Why become a mentor?
- Be an ambassador to new international students
- Gain insight on different cultural values and world views
- Join a globally mind community
- Build your resume
- Have FUN and enjoy lots of FREE activities and food!!
Go to the International Student and Scholar Services website at for more information. Trainings begin on May 3 for the IBP mentors.