Global Peer Ambassador Program

As an international student, study abroad participant, or a student interested in international education, you are invited to apply for the Global Peer Ambassador Program administered by the URI International Center.

Interntional students and peer ambassadors gather as a group at the North Woods Challenge Course.


  • Promote international education across campus, provide cross-cultural experiences, and offer an intercultural student leadership experience that fosters professional and personal development.
  • Work closely with URI’s International Center staff participating in specialized global education programming.
  • Be a resource and connection to campus international students, helping them navigate in class as well as on and off-campus.
  • Promote study abroad as a valuable experience that helps students achieve academic, personal, professional, and cultural growth.

What You Can Gain:

  • Experience and development of public speaking skills, teamwork, and problem-solving.
  • An Intercultural Leadership Micro-Credential.
  • Service, leadership, and networking experience.
  • Become a vital component of the International Student Community.

Opportunities to Support International Events:

  • Peer Mentorship Program
  • International Welcome Week Orientation Leader
  • Study Abroad Fair

Requirements & Time Commitment:

  • Must be enrolled at URI for the academic year
  • Professionally represent the International Center
  • Be able to commit a minimum of 50 hours to the Global Peer Ambassador Program
  • Lead a student event
  • Write a short reflection paper between 500-1000 words

We’re here to help

Office of International Students and Scholars
Office Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm Eastern Time

International Center, 3rd FL
37 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI, 02881
Phone: 401.874.2395

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