Internship posted by: One To World
Posted on: December 13, 2012
One To World's Global Classroom Fellow
Duration: One Semester
One To World, a not-for-profit educational organization offering programs to New York City's 50,000 international students and scholars, is seeking an intern interested in global education and/or environmental issues for the 2013 Spring semester. The intern will assist in various facets of One To World's Global Classroom program, in which trained international college and graduate students ("Global Guides") design and lead cross-cultural workshops in K-12 schools and after-school programs throughout New York City. Global Classroom's curriculum-based workshops are creative, engaging and globally-focused. Workshop topics range from an introduction to a speaker's country and culture, to special topics relating to stereotypes, global environmental issues, or the speaker's academic discipline. For youth, Global Classroom workshops expand their knowledge of global issues, as well as reduce the potential for misunderstanding and conflict based on racial, ethnic, and cultural differences. School credit available.
To assist One To World Staff in the following functions:
Hours: 12 -15 hours per week (flexible) February through June 2013 (approximately). On-site internship supervisor provided.
One To World, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit membership organization which links New York City with the rest of the world through an array of educational services and outreach programs. Dedicated to the promotion of global understanding, One To World creates opportunities for cultural, social, and intellectual interchange between international visitors--students, scholars, trainees, and their families--and residents of the New York metropolitan area. One To World serves as the officially-designated coordinator of enrichment programs for visiting Fulbright scholars in New York and is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in providing substantive and innovative educational programming.
Please email cover letter and resume to: Laura Tajima, Director of Global Classroom, at firstname.lastname@example.org.