Pursue a Campus Leadership Role as You Study Abroad

At CIMBA, leadership and personal development go beyond the Leadership Institute. We encourage you to practice leadership during your time abroad through our designated CIMBA leadership roles. This will not only enhance your CIMBA experience, but also provide you with rich opportunities for your resume and future employment. To get involved while at CIMBA, consider applying for some of the following roles.


Campus Assistants

Campus Assistants (CAs, formerly “RAs”) are CIMBA leaders who maintain a positive and supportive environment in the residence halls and around campus. CAs receive a $1,500 scholarship for the summer program and a $3,000 scholarship for the semester.


Blog Ambassador

Become a Blog Ambassador and share your CIMBA experience with those at home. Bloggers publish a weekly reflection about life at CIMBA and earn up to a $500 award.


Social Media Team

The Social Media Team captures and shares the CIMBA experience through platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. Students can earn up to a $500 award.




Volunteer around Paderno del Grappa at a local elementary school or by participating in a community clean up.

Capture Your Study Abroad Adventure

Participate in capturing your study abroad adventure by contributing to the CIMBA newsletter, yearbook, or video yearbook.

soccerStart a Club

Do you have a favorite activity or sport? Start a club on campus! Whether it is a bike rental program with your peers or intermural sports team, we encourage you to get involved. You will learn more about these leadership opportunities once you arrive on campus!

Campus Life Coordinator

If you are interested in earning an AACSB accredited MBA degree from the University of Iowa while working with an international education organization in Italy, this may be the right position for you!