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Global Fellows in Washington, D.C. is an innovative fellowship 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

Sarah Ahmed 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. Thank you to our Critical Regions instructor, Danusia Hubah, for being an incredible professor and mentor to all our Critical Regions students!

Fellows Program Newsletters

Image of Fellows Newsletter Read our latest 2020 & 2021 Newsletter for the Federal & Global Fellows Programs. 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 2019 newsletter, 2018 newsletter, 2017 newsletter and 2016 newsletter!