Global Fellows in Washington, D.C. is an innovative internship program designed to equip University of Maryland undergraduate students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience necessary to become leaders in our increasingly globalized society.

The Global Fellows Experience

Global Fellows students participate in an integrated combination of classroom and direct professional experience designed to provide a deep understanding of global leadership and policy, and the ways in which the two are developed, influenced, and carried out.

Global Fellows Seminars

The fall academic seminar focusses on global leadership and policy is taught by expert practitioners and leaders in their field.

The Seminars

Spring Internships

Intern for credit in the spring at an embassy, international organization, federal agency, or multinational corporation.

The Internships

Supplementary Courses

Increase your learning experience through University of Maryland supplementary courses chosen for Global Fellows.

The Courses

And More

Global Fellows attend workshops, roundtable discussions, and off-campus lectures about real-world applications in a globalized society.

The Experience

News and Updates

  • Goldwater Scholarship Winner

    Lily SunLillian Sun (Global Fellow ’17, Science Diplomacy) is one of four UMD students to receive the national Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in 2018 for potential in STEM research. She was awarded the scholarship for the research she performed at the NIH in cancer immunology, which she completed as her Global Fellows internship. Sun is a Banneker/Key Scholar double-majoring in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics and Economics. She is also an Integrated Life Sciences student within the Honors College. She plans to pursue a M.D./Ph.D. in her graduate studies.

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More News

  • 2017 Fellows Program Newsletter

    2017 Fellows Program NewsletterRead our most up-to-date newsletter for Federal & Global Fellows alumni. Learn some incredible facts about the growth of our programs over the past 9 years; hear from alumni, current students, and faculty; and keep in touch with your peers.

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