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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. For additional domestic options including energy, health, national security and political engagement, please visit our sister program, Federal Fellows!



Fall Seminars

Learn about global leadership and policy. The fall seminar course is taught by expert practitioners and leaders in their field.


Spring Internships

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


Supplementary Courses

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


Professional Opportunities

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

News and Updates

Alumni Good News

Image of Rachel Yu, Global Fellow Alumna Global Fellows alumna (International Relations & Critical Regions 2019) Rachel Yu has been awarded the Undergraduate Researcher of The Year 2021 Award! Rachel is graduating with degrees in Government & Politics and Information Systems major as well as a minor in Asian American Studies.

Image of Sarah Ahmed, Global Fellow Alumna Global Fellows alumna (Critical Regions and International Relations 2018) Sarah Ahmed received the 2021 Charles B. Rangel Fellowship to begin a career as a diplomat following the completion of an International Development degree. She thanks her Critical Regions instructor, Danusia Hubah, for being an incredible professor and mentor to all her students.

Federal & Global Fellows Newsletters

Image of Fellows Program Newsletter Read our latest 2019 newsletter for Federal & Global Fellows alumni. Learn about the growth of our programs; hear from alumni, current students, and faculty; and keep in touch with your peers. For additional program/alumni updates, refer to our 2018 newsletter, 2017 newsletter and 2016 newsletter, 2015 newsletter , and 2014 newsletter!

Additional Alumni Updates

Image of Santiago Rios, Global Fellow Alumnus Global Fellows alumnus (U.S. Diplomacy and Policy Making 2019) Santiago Rios received the Charles B. Rangel Fellowship to begin a career as a diplomat following the completion of an International Affairs masters degree.