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Global Classroom

Become a Global Guide

As an international student or scholar living in the New York City metropolitan area, we welcome you to join us in bringing dynamic intercultural learning experiences to youth in NYC and NJ schools and after-schools. 

The application for the Fall 2018 Global Classroom training is now closed. We will have another Global Guide training at the beginning of the Spring semester. If you are interested in getting involved with Global Classroom, please complete the Interest Form and we will be in touch with further details. 

Apply to be a Global Guide if...

  • You will be in the NYC area for more than one semester.
  • You have experience with youth and/or teenagers.
  • You are comfortable speaking English in front of a group.
  • You are energetic and enthusiastic.
  • You are excited about sharing your culture with NYC and NJ students, while also
    enriching your own understanding of American culture.
  • You hope to develop your public-speaking and presentation skills & connect with young people of all ages through fun, engaging workshops!

As a Global Guide, you will:

  • Learn to design engaging classroom lessons for primary and secondary students through the training and mentorship of Global Classroom staff.
  • Develop and lead workshops about your country, culture & unique perspective with the support of a Global Classroom educator.
  • Empower young people of all ages to navigate the world and explore new perspectives.
For more information on becoming a Global Guide email Leanna, Coordinator of Global Classroom, or call (212) 431-1195 x30.


  • Global Guide from Kenya, Rutgers University

    Global Classroom is just as much a cultural adventure for me as it is for the students. It gives me a chance to see my own country from the eyes of others.