Are you an international student who is interested in serving the local community by sharing your culture with K-12 students in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD)? If so, then this is the experience for you!DESCRIPTION
Intercultural Diplomats is a cross-cultural exchange program for K-12 classrooms in the Long Beach community. Diplomats will give lessons that encourage global competence and an appreciation of other cultures, while creating a positive relationship between members of different cultures. Diplomats will develop global competency and leadership skills, while also forming a positive relationship with persons from multiple diverse American backgrounds.
- Attend two Saturday training workshops to learn how to effectively teach global competency techniques, acquire leadership skills, and create lesson plans with teachers.
- Make three to four visits to the classroom to implement those lessons between February and April of 2020.
- Must be an international student enrolled full-time at CSULB.
- Level: Sophomores or above, post-bachelor degree, graduate, or year-long study abroad.
- Must NOT be on academic probation
- Must be in good academic standing with a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above.
- Have a genuine interest in sharing your culture with Long Beach youth.
- Be available to attend orientation, training dates, and school visits (no exceptions).
- Students who will be on OPT in Spring are not eligible, as you must be enrolled as a student for this position
- Make a lasting impact on Long Beach youth.
- Represent your country or culture.
- Become part of a select group of Intercultural Diplomats.
- Make new friends.
- Enhance your experience for your career.
- Receive a small stipend of $400 by completing all elements of this program.
- Click here to apply by November 1, 2019.
- Submit the application form and a short video presentation about your culture (three minutes maximum).
- If you are selected, you will have an in-person interview and orientation on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Professor Barbara Doten at email@example.com
or Eugenia Kim at Eugenia.Kim@csulb.edu