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 Ashwin Suryavanshi, Global Fellow Alumnus Ashwin Suryavanshi (Global Fellow ’17, Responses to Global Challenges) accepted a full-time position at Chemonics International as the East Africa Programme Development Associate. He interned for Chemonics in the Global Safety and Security Department during summer 2017.

Latest Fellows Program Newsletter

Image of Fellows Program Newsletter Read our latest newsletter for Federal & Global Fellows alumni. Learn some incredible facts about the growth of our programs over the past 10 years; hear from alumni, current students, and faculty; and keep in touch with your peers.